Marines identify captain found deceased off Japan’s coast

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The Marine pulled from the water following a mid-air collision of two U.S. planes off the coast of Japan Thursday has been identified.

The Marine Corps has identified the body as 28-year-old Captain Jahmar F. Resilard.

Resilard was from Miramar, Florida.

He served as a FA-18 pilot with Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242.

They’re stationed on Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni.

Resilard was a highly decorated Marine, having received the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and National Defense Service Medal.

One other Marine who was rescued was in fair condition Thursday.

Five other crew members are still missing. 1470 WMBD reports one of the missing crew members is Daniel Baker of Tremont.



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