At the opening ceremony of the Marine South Expo aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Brig. Gen. Robert F. Castellvi, commanding general of Marine Corps Installations East - Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, commented about the death of a Marine Sentry guard.
Brig. Gen. Robert F. Castellvi said, "I ask … that your hearts and prayers go out to the family and to the community as a whole; to the Marines and all the civilian Marines who work on this base and all of the Onslow County Community. It's a tough loss for us and we will get through it as a community."
The investigation into how one Marine guard shot another continues.