Marine from Arkansas, Benjamin Tuttle, dies at German medical center

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    United States Marine Corps

    GENTRY, Ark. (KTHV) - A 19-year-old Marine from Gentry, Arkansas died at a medical center in Germany on Sunday.

    The Department of Defense stated on its website that Lance Corporal Benjamin Tuttle died following a medical evacuation from the aircraft carrier, USS Nimitz, which was making a scheduled port visit in the area.

    Tuttle was assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

    The Department of Defense said the cause of his death remains under investigation.

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