Marines

Members of the U.S. Navy Honor Guard guard remove the casket of Navy Corpsman Maxton Soviak at Morman-Hinman-Tanner Funeral Home, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, in Berlin Heights, Ohio. Soviak was one of 13 U.S. troops killed in a horrific suicide bombing at Afghanistan’s Kabul airport on Aug. 26. (AP Photo/David Dermer).

Navy announces ‘Aviation Safety’ pause

The navy announced an “Aviation Safety Pause” following a string of deadly crashes. Aviation units that have not been deployed will remain grounded, as a result of the multiple crashes in the last two weeks. The Naval Air Forces said units will review risk management practices and conduct training on threat and error management processes.


FILE - A MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft flies at Marine Corps Air Facility at Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Va., on on Aug. 3, 2012. Officials say a Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey carrying five Marines crashed in the Southern California desert, Wednesday afternoon, June 8, 2022, during training in a remote area near the community of Glamis in Imperial County. Military officials have yet to release official word on the fate of the five Marines. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari, File)

5 Marines killed in Southern Calif. Osprey aircraft crash

Five marines were declared dead after a transport aircraft crash in Southern California. The Marine Corps confirmed the news Thursday morning. On Wednesday, local and federal firefighters responded to the scene after the Osprey aircraft went down during a training exercise in a remote area, some 115 miles east of San Diego.