The 40-year-old native of Springfield, Mass., served two tours of duty in Iraq and received two Purple Hearts and a Combat Action Medal.
He became a Marine in 2014. Listed as a field artillery cannoneer, Wells had already earned a National Defense Service Medal.
Beloved father and husband served two tours of duty between October 2007 and April 2008 as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Holmquist enlisted in the Marines in January 2009 and had already had two tours in Afghanistan — one in 2013, the other in 2014.
Smith saw the shooter and warned people around him, according to family members. But he was unable to get away.
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