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LI street renamed after fallen Marine

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Lance Corporal Gregory T. Buckley Lance Corporal Gregory T. Buckley
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

A community in Long Island renamed a street after a 21-year-old Marine who was killed in Afghanistan last year.

The intersection of Greentree Drive and Dot Court East in Oceanside was renamed “Lance Corporal Gregory T. Buckley Drive.” LCPL Buckley was fatally wounded by a gunman dressed as an Afghan police officer.

Many family, friends and local officials attended the Saturday morning ceremony.

LCPL Buckley lived a few feet from Oceanside Park and his friends say he used to love to shoot hoops on the basketball court.

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