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Robert Vincent McMaugh

Corporal, Marine Corps

Born: February 22, 1962
Hometown: Manassas, Virginia
Served In: Beirut
Casualty Date: April 18, 1983
Died In: Beirut, Lebanon
Awards: Purple Heart

Corporal McMaugh was serving as a security guard when a suicide bomber drove a truck into the Marine Corps barracks, killing 241 U. S. military personnel. He was standing guard in a bullet-proof glass booth in the lobby when the truck drove in front of the overhang of the Embassy.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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