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- These photos show 15 Marines and a Navy corpsman killed in a military plane crash in Mississippi in 2017.
"Pray for them," one post said. "Sixteen doorbells rang today."
But these photos are from 2017, when 15 Marines and a Navy corpsman were killed in a military plane crash in Mississippi. ABC News aired the grid of photos reporting on the crash that year.
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On Aug. 29, a military transport plane carrying the remains of 11 Marines, a Navy medic and an Army staff sergeant landed in Delaware.
- Marine Corps Lance Cpl. David Espinoza
- Marine Corps Sgt. Nicole Gee
- Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Darin Taylor Hoover
- Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Knauss
- Marine Corps Cpl. Hunter Lopez
- Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Rylee McCollum
- Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dylan Merola
- Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kareem Nikoui
- Marine Corps Cpl. Daegan William-Tyeler Page
- Marine Corps Sgt. Johanny Rosario
- Marine Corps Cpl. Humberto Sanchez
- Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jared Schmitz
- Navy Hospital Corpsman Max Soviak
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The New York Times, Biden receives bodies of service members killed in Kabul bombing, Aug. 29, 2021
ABC News, Marine Corps grounds KC-130T aircraft in wake of deadly crash, July 27, 2017
Military Times, Here are the names of the 13 U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan attack, Aug. 28, 2021
The Washington Post, The 13 U.S. service members killed in the Kabul airport attack, Aug. 29, 2021
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