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Kentucky sailor killed in training exercise returns home

HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) – A Kentucky Marine returns home after being killed during a NATO training exercise in Norway.

Cpl. Jacob M. Moore, 24, of Catlettsburg, Kentucky, was one of four Marines who died after the United States Marine Corps MV 22 Osprey crashed while on a training mission in Nordland County , Norway, in support of Exercise Cold Response 2022. Cpl. Moore, a 2016 graduate of Boyd County High School, enlisted in the Marines in 2017 and graduated from boot camp in 2018.

Cpl. Moore received several decorations, including the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.

Look at the cap. Moore is brought back here:

Cape services. Moore will take place at Boyd County High School. They are operated by Neal-Kilgore & Collier Funeral Homes. Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, April 3 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. and funeral is scheduled for Monday, April 4 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cpl. Moore’s obituary says he will be interred at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East in Grayson, Kentucky.

Those who also died in the crash are Gunnery Sgt. James W. Speedy, 30, of Cambridge, Ohio; Captain Matthew J. Tomkiewicz, 27, of Fort Wayne, Indiana; and Captain Ross A. Reynolds, 27, of Leominster, Massachusetts. The four Marines were repatriated to the United States on Friday, March 25.