|US: Marine 'presumed lost' in the Persian Gulf|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
MANAMA, Bahrain — A U.S. Marine who ejected from an airplane over the Persian Gulf is “presumed lost at sea,” the U.S. Navy said Thursday, marking the first reported casualty from the ongoing operation against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.
The Marine and another crew member ejected from an MV-22 Osprey when the aircraft lost power and it appeared it might crash after takeoff Wednesday from the USS Makin Island, the Navy said.
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