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Families of dead Marines share memories

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Their hometowns stretched from Connecticut to California. One young man was soon to become a father, another had just gotten engaged. One was a former youth pastor, while another was the son of one.They were among the seven Marines killed in one of the Corps' deadliest aviation training accidents in years.As their families grieved and shared memories, crews worked to clean up the accident site on a sprawling desert range near Yuma, Ariz.The dead, part of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, were listed as Maj. Thomas A. Budrejko, 37, of Montville, Conn.; Capt. Michael M. Quin, 28, of Purcellville, Va.; Capt. Benjamin N. Cerniglia, 31, of Montgomery, Ala.; Sgt. Justin A. Everett, 33, of Clovis, Calif.; Lance Cpl. Corey A. Little, 25, of Marietta, Ga.; Lance Cpl. Nickoulas H. Elliott, 21, of Spokane, Wash. and Capt. Nathan W. Anderson, 32, of Amarillo, Texas.Anderson was based in Yuma and the others were from Camp Pendleton in Southern California, the West Coast's largest base.\Every single one of these Marines impacted our squadron in their own special way