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U.S. Marine Corps identify Camp Pendleton Marine who fell overboard in Sulu Sea


Last updated 8/22/2018 at 9:51am

SAN DIEGO – Military officials identified the San Diego-based Marine Saturday, Aug. 18, at the center of a search in the seas southeast of the Philippines that was called off earlier this week.

Cpl. Jonathan Currier, with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit stationed at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in San Diego’s North County, was reported overboard at 9:40 a.m. Thursday while the USS Essex was conducting routine operations in the Sulu Sea.

Currier was declared dead Aug. 17, 13th MEU Capt. Diann Rosenfield said.

“Our hearts go out to the Currier family,” Col. Chandler Nel...

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