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Shane Buckley embraces his mother, Marina, after a street sign bearing his slain brother Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley Jr.'s name is unveiled in Oceanside. (Aug. 10, 2013)(Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

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U.S. Marine killed in Afghanistan

Marine Lance Cpl. Greg Buckley Jr. of Oceanside was killed on Aug. 10, 2012, in Gamsir, Afghanistan. The 21-year-old and two other Marines were fatally shot while working out at a gym. At his funeral back on Long Island, more than 1,000 mourners packed the service. A year later, the Oceanside street where he once lived was renamed in his honor.