Marine from Kentucky killed in training exercise returns home

HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) – A Maritime from Kentucky is returning home following becoming killed in a NATO training work out in Norway.

Cpl. Jacob M. Moore, 24, of Catlettsburg, Kentucky was 1 of four Marines who died just after the U.S. Marine Corps’ MV 22 Osprey crashed through a teaching mission in Nordland County, Norway in aid of Work out Cold Response 2022. Cpl. Moore, a 2016 graduate of Boyd County Superior College, enlisted in the Marines in 2017 and graduated boot camp in 2018.

Cpl. Moore had quite a few decorations, which include the Marine Corps Good Carry out Medal,  the Nationwide Defense Services Medal, and the World wide War on Terrorism Services Medal. 

Look at as Cpl. Moore is brought residence right here:

Products and services for Cpl. Moore will be held at Boyd County High University. They are currently being dealt with by Neal-Kilgore & Collier Funeral Homes. Visitation is set for Sunday, April 3 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. with the funeral set for Monday, April 4 from 11 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Cpl. Moore’s obituary states he will be laid to rest at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East in Grayson, Kentucky.

Individuals who also died in the crash are Gunnery Sgt. James W. Speedy, 30, of Cambridge, Ohio Capt. Matthew J. Tomkiewicz, 27, of Fort Wayne, Indiana and Capt. Ross A. Reynolds, 27, of Leominster, Massachusetts. All 4 Marines were flown property to the U.S. on Friday, March 25.