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August 7, 2013
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Unit recognized for supporting Marines

Nine members of the Southwest Region Fleet Transportation Team at the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center at Pickel Meadows received a letter of appreciation from the center’s commanding officer for their work in response to the March 18 mortar explosion that killed seven Marines at Hawthorne during a training exercise. Several of the men are Douglas or Lyon county residents, whose work was praised by Pickel Meadow commanding officer J.J. Carol. “When the unit experiences a tragic loss of personnel during the final phase of training operations, your flexibility and selfless actions continued to sustain essential activities in spite …

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The Record Courier Updated Aug 7, 2013 06:48PM Published Aug 7, 2013 06:48PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.