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Lance Cpl. Greg Buckley Jr.

Lance Cpl. Greg Buckley Jr. Funeral (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Marine Killed In Afghanistan Laid To Rest

The killing, and others like it, has prompted U.S. military leaders to call for drastic new action to stop deadly insider attacks where allies turn their guns on Americans.

08/19/2012

The transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley is moved by a U.S. Marine carry team during a dignified transfer at Dover Air Force Base. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Slain L.I. Marine’s Family Speaks Out After Another Deadly Incident Carried Out By Afghan Recruit

A training program designed to put guns in the hands of 340,000 Afghan policeman and security personnel is part of the U.S. withdrawal strategy. Increasingly, though, some of those weapons are being turned on their trainers.

08/18/2012

A makeshift memorial for Marine Lance Cpl. Greg Buckley Jr. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Community Says Goodbye To Fallen Lance Cpl. Greg Buckley Jr.

On Friday, Lance Cpl. Greg Buckley Jr. was one of six U.S. service members the military said was shot to death by an Afghan police officer. He had just turned 21.

08/16/2012

A makeshift memorial for Marine Lance Cpl. Greg Buckley Jr. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents Of Fallen L.I. Marine To Bring Son Home

The parents of Lance Cpl. Greg Buckley Jr. will travel to Delaware Monday to bring his body home to Long Island for burial.

08/13/2012