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TRAINING ACCIDENT ON MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON

September 13, 2017

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At approximately 09:33 a.m. (PST), a land-based training accident occurred involving an amphibious landing vehicle on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton injuring 15 Marines from 1st Marine Division.  The Marines were conducting scheduled battalion training at the time of the incident. 
 
All Marines are currently being treated for injuries. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Marines and their families as they receive medical care. 
 
Officials are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident at this time.  
 
For additional queries, please contact 1st Marine Division public affairs officer 1st Lt. Paul Gainey at (760) 212-9823 or email paul.gainey@usmc.mil
 
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1st Marine Division

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