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Identities of Marines Killed in Helicopter Crash Released

The identities of the five Marines killed in a helicopter crash Tuesday night that occurred during stormy weather in the San Diego County mountains have been released by the Marine Corps.//

They have been identified as:

All five were assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing and were based at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (MCAS).

On Thursday, Col. James Ford of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing told the media fellow Marines have remained vigilant at their side, near the small East County community of Pine Valley. Their remains were and continue to be guarded by brothers and sisters, Ford said.

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Photo: Getty Images

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