Members of the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment remembered five fallen Marines during a base ceremony Thursday morning. The unit of the 1st Marine Division returned last month after a seven-month deployment to Afghanistan's Helmand Province.
- Lance Cpl. Benjamin W. Schmidt, 24, of San Antonio, TX.
- Sgt. William C. Stacey, 23, of Redding, CA.
- Cpl. Jon-Luke Bateman, 22, of Tulsa, OK.
- Lance Cpl. Kenneth E. Cochran, 20, of Wilder, ID.
- Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Dunning, 31, of Milpitas, CA.
The unit is the City of San Clemente's adopted battalion.
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