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Yesterday, an explosion during Marine training in Nevada resulted in 7 deaths and at least 7 injured according to reports. May God comfort the families of the fallen, and provide hope and healing to those injured. Links from around the GWOT:

1.) 7 Marines killed, 7 or more injured by explosion during training in Nevada:

http://www.rr.com/news/topic/article/rr/81215710/82955196/Mortar_explosion_in_Nev_kills_7_NC_unit_Marines

2.) Sad update: Reports have one more Marine dying from injuries suffered while training in Nevada for a total of 8 dead. Here are more links below about the deaths of these Marines. Links:

a.)  Profiles of some of the Marines killed during training in Nevada:

http://www.ctpost.com/news/us/article/Marines-killed-in-training-were-young-lives-ahead-4369024.php

b.)  More details on injuries to Marines:

http://www2.tbo.com/news/military-news/2013/mar/20/nevada-town-mourns-marines-who-died-in-explosion-ar-665011/

3.) Senate votes to restore Tuition Assistance:

http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2013/03/military-senate-votes-to-restore-tuition-assistance-032013w/

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Written by orangekite1

March 20, 2013 at 12:15 am

Posted in Afghanistan

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