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MARSOC to release names of Raiders killed in noon press conference

SNEADS FERRY, Onslow County - The U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command will hold a press conference Friday at noon to announce the names of the six Marines and Navy Corpsman killed Monday in a KC-130 plane crash in Mississippi.

The press conference will be held at MARSOC headquarters aboard Stone Bay in Sneads Ferry. Col. Steven Grass, who is the deputy commander of MARSOC, will read a statement and answer questions from the media.

Through friends and family members, 12 of the 16 service members killed in Monday's crash have been publicly identified, including four of the seven individuals from the MARSOC Raiders unit based at Camp Lejeune.


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