Survivors of slain Ohio-based Marines mark grim anniversary

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Survivors of slain Ohio-based Marines mark grim anniversary

FILE—This file photo from Aug. 6, 2005, shows U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Brian Hamilton of Columbus, Ohio, from Lima Company of the 3rd Battalion, 25th Regiment as he exits after searching a school, in Parwana, near Haditha, Iraq. Days before, a nearby roadside bomb killed 14 Marines, many from this platoon, and a civilian interpreter on August 3, 2005. Some survivors and families of those killed had planned a 15-year reunion this weekend, but it had to be canceled amid restrictions for the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Jacob Silberberg, File)
FILE—This file photo from Aug. 6, 2005 shows Iraqi soldiers working with Lima Company of the U.S. Marines 3rd Battalion, 25th Regimen from Ohio, question a man they think might be involved in the killing of U.S. Marines earlier in the week, in Parwana, near Haditha, Iraq. Days before, a nearby roadside bomb killed 14 Marines, many from Lima Company, and a civilian interpreter on August 3, 2005. Some survivors and families of those killed had planned a 15-year reunion this weekend, but it had to be canceled amid restrictions for the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Jacob Silberberg, File)
In this photo made on July 29, 2020, Bryan Hillberg, stands in his yard in Waynesville, Ohio. Hillberg was a Marine that was in the Columbus, Ohio-based Lima Company that served in Iraq, when the vehicle immediately behind his in a convoy was blown up by a roadside bomb Aug. 3, 2005, killing 15. Some survivors and families of those killed had planned a 15-year reunion this weekend, but it had to be canceled amid restrictions for the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Dan Sewell)
FILE—In this file photo from July 28, 2015, Pat Murray, left, and Ken Kreuter sit beneath a portrait of their son Marine Sgt. David Kreuter, top right, at the traveling Eyes of Freedom Lima Company Memorial then displayed at the Cincinnati Masonic Center. Kreuter was one of 14 Marines from Ohio-based Lima Company who were killed by an IED explosion in Iraq 15 years ago. Some survivors and families of those killed had planned a 15-year reunion this weekend, but it had to be canceled amid restrictions for the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
In this photo made on July 31, 2020, Jason Dominguez poses for a photo at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, in Columbus, Ohio. was a Marine that was in the Columbus, Ohio-based Lima Company that served in Iraq, when the vehicle immediately behind his in a convoy was blown up by a roadside bomb Aug. 3, 2005, killing 15. Some survivors and families of those killed had planned a 15-year reunion this weekend, but it had to be canceled amid restrictions for the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
In this photo made on July 31, 2020, Jason Dominguez poses for a photo at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, in Columbus, Ohio. Dominguez was a Marine that was in the Columbus, Ohio-based Lima Company that served in Iraq, when the vehicle immediately behind his in a convoy was blown up by a roadside bomb Aug. 3, 2005, killing 15. Some survivors and families of those killed had planned a 15-year reunion this weekend, but it had to be canceled amid restrictions for the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Survivors of slain Ohio-based Marines mark grim anniversary

FILE—This file photo from Aug. 6, 2005, shows U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Brian Hamilton of Columbus, Ohio, from Lima Company of the 3rd Battalion, 25th Regiment as he exits after searching a school, in Parwana, near Haditha, Iraq. Days before, a nearby roadside bomb killed 14 Marines, many from this platoon, and a civilian interpreter on August 3, 2005. Some survivors and families of those killed had planned a 15-year reunion this weekend, but it had to be canceled amid restrictions for the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Jacob Silberberg, File)
FILE—This file photo from Aug. 6, 2005 shows Iraqi soldiers working with Lima Company of the U.S. Marines 3rd Battalion, 25th Regimen from Ohio, question a man they think might be involved in the killing of U.S. Marines earlier in the week, in Parwana, near Haditha, Iraq. Days before, a nearby roadside bomb killed 14 Marines, many from Lima Company, and a civilian interpreter on August 3, 2005. Some survivors and families of those killed had planned a 15-year reunion this weekend, but it had to be canceled amid restrictions for the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Jacob Silberberg, File)
In this photo made on July 29, 2020, Bryan Hillberg, stands in his yard in Waynesville, Ohio. Hillberg was a Marine that was in the Columbus, Ohio-based Lima Company that served in Iraq, when the vehicle immediately behind his in a convoy was blown up by a roadside bomb Aug. 3, 2005, killing 15. Some survivors and families of those killed had planned a 15-year reunion this weekend, but it had to be canceled amid restrictions for the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Dan Sewell)
FILE—In this file photo from July 28, 2015, Pat Murray, left, and Ken Kreuter sit beneath a portrait of their son Marine Sgt. David Kreuter, top right, at the traveling Eyes of Freedom Lima Company Memorial then displayed at the Cincinnati Masonic Center. Kreuter was one of 14 Marines from Ohio-based Lima Company who were killed by an IED explosion in Iraq 15 years ago. Some survivors and families of those killed had planned a 15-year reunion this weekend, but it had to be canceled amid restrictions for the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
In this photo made on July 31, 2020, Jason Dominguez poses for a photo at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, in Columbus, Ohio. was a Marine that was in the Columbus, Ohio-based Lima Company that served in Iraq, when the vehicle immediately behind his in a convoy was blown up by a roadside bomb Aug. 3, 2005, killing 15. Some survivors and families of those killed had planned a 15-year reunion this weekend, but it had to be canceled amid restrictions for the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
In this photo made on July 31, 2020, Jason Dominguez poses for a photo at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, in Columbus, Ohio. Dominguez was a Marine that was in the Columbus, Ohio-based Lima Company that served in Iraq, when the vehicle immediately behind his in a convoy was blown up by a roadside bomb Aug. 3, 2005, killing 15. Some survivors and families of those killed had planned a 15-year reunion this weekend, but it had to be canceled amid restrictions for the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
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