Marine killed in training to be buried in Lenox

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Updated: 3/25/2013 2:01 pm

LENOX, Mass. - Friends and family will celebrate the life and service of 23-year-old Lance Cpl. Roger W. Muchnick Jr., from Connecticut, one of seven marines killed during a live-fire training exercise in Nevada last Monday.

The flags are at half mast at St. Ann's Church in Lenox where a funeral mass for Muchnick will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. Muchnick frequented the church with his grandparents, who live in Lenox.

Muchnick was among seven members of the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force killed late Monday when a mortar shell exploded in its firing tube during a live-fire training exercise at Hawthorne Army Depot in Nevada. Eight men were injured, some severely.

The cause of the incident remains under investigation. In the mean time, the Marine Corps. say they have suspended the mortar system and have discontinued using the system until further notice.
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