“Marine Lance Corporals Found Dead in North Carolina Store Identified”

By | July 25, 2023

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Three Marine lance corporals from Camp Lejeune were found dead in a vehicle in North Carolina. The bodies were discovered in the parking lot of a convenience store after deputies responded to a missing person report. The men were identified as Tanner J. Kaltenberg, Merax C. Dockery, and Ivan R. Garcia. They were motor vehicle operators with Combat Logistics Battalion 2. The causes of death have not been revealed, but there was no threat to the community. The U.S. Marine Corps is providing support to the families during this difficult time. Aliza Chasan reported

Three Marine lance corporals from Camp Lejeune have been found dead in a vehicle in a North Carolina store parking lot. The bodies were discovered by deputies who were responding to a missing person report. The men have been identified as Tanner J. Kaltenberg, Merax C. Dockery, and Ivan R. Garcia. All three were motor vehicle operators with Combat Logistics Battalion 2, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, and 2nd Marine Logistics Group.

The causes of death have not yet been revealed, but authorities have stated that there was no threat to the community. The Pender County Sheriff’s Office assured residents that there was no danger to them.

Brig. Gen. Michael McWilliams, commanding general of the 2nd Marine Logistics Group, expressed his condolences to the families, friends, and colleagues of the deceased lance corporals. He emphasized the commitment to provide the necessary resources and support to those affected by this tragic loss.

Garcia had been on active duty since July 2019, while Dockery and Kaltenberg entered active duty service in June 2020 and May 2021, respectively. The deceased lance corporals had served in various locations, including Parris Island, San Diego, Camp Pendleton, Camp Lejeune, and Fort Leonard Wood.

Each of the men had received military awards for their service, including the National Defense Service Medal and the Global War on Terror Service Medal.

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The investigation into the deaths of the three Marine lance corporals is ongoing, and further details about the incident have not been released at this time. The community and the Marine Corps are mourning the loss of these young servicemen and offering support to their loved ones during this difficult time..

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