Two Marines killed in Afghanistan from Yuma
An AV-8B Harrier II, part of VMA-211, the "Avengers" squadron, makes an approach to Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in 2010. Two U.S. Marines associated with MCAS Yuma were killed in Afghanistan in an insurgent attack that also destroyed at least six Harrier jets, The Associated Press reported.
Photo by Randy Hoeft/Yuma Sun
Two Marines killed in Afghanistan from Yuma.
UPDATED -- The two U.S. Marines killed in an insurgent attack in southwestern Afghanistan Friday night were based out of Yuma, a military official confirmed Saturday.
The two Marines were from the 3rd Marine Air Wing’s Marine Aircraft Group 13 based out of MCAS Yuma. No further deta. Read Two Marines killed in Afghanistan from Yuma...