Today In Marine Corps History: 18 April 1983

Carl | April 18, 2013 

One Marine Security Guard was killed and seven were wounded when a large car bomb exploded just outside the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon.
Lance Corporal Robert McMaugh was standing guard at Post 1, just inside the front entrance when the bomb exploded outside the door.
The explosion killed 61 people including 17 Americans. L
Cpl McMaugh was buried at Arlington National Cemetery on 26 April.


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