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Training Mishap Aboard The Combat Center

February 12, 2015

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Twenty-two Marines sustained injures today while conducting training aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.
Marines and sailors of 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, were participating in Integrated Training Exercise 2-15 when a fire extinguisher system located within their Assault Amphibious Vehicle inadvertently discharged.
Those requiring medical treatment are receiving care at local medical facilities and are currently in stable condition.

For additional information, please contact the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Public Affairs Office at 760-830-6213, SMBPLMSWEBPAO@usmc.mil, or follow our Twitter feed @CombatCenterPAO.


Headquarters Marine Corps
Phone: 760-830-6213
SMBPLMSWEBPAO@usmc.mil
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