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Condolences: Lance Cpl. Austin Ruiz, From Naples, FL, 01/13/2017

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Naples Marine killed in California training exercise

Posted: Jan 16, 2017 3:52 PM CST
Updated: Jan 17, 2017 4:00 PM CST | By Trent Kelly, Reporter

LCpl. Austin Ruiz, 19, died while training aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, according to Brigadier General William F. Mullen III.

Ruiz's family said they're still trying to process the news. They said he had wanted to be a Marine since he was a young boy growing up in Collier County and joined as soon as he turned 18.


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Family's event set for remembering fallen Marine who attended Naples High

Shelby Reynolds Published 3:37 p.m. ET Jan. 21, 2017

When Austin Ruiz wrote home, it was always about the food.

Continue reading more about :LCpl. Austin Ruiz' celebration of life:

My heart breaks for LCpl Ruiz's family and friends...


VPMM of Brian

My thoughts with always a prayer for the Ruiz family and friends.. one day at a time, thinking of Hawaiian shirts, straw hats and favorite foods...
Semper Fi from one Marine MoM,
VPM of M

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