Thomas Cade Martin was separated on Sept. 11, 2020.
This is only the second time in 20 years Marines from Camp Pendleton have been tapped to fight wildland fires.
Members of the group are accused of being involved in multiple sales of fentanyl-laced oxycodone to an undercover agent.
Most of them volunteered for the duty, a chance to provide much-needed relief to exhausted professional fire crews.
In a somber ceremony on a flight line at Camp Horno, the service members were remembered for their devotion.
The remains will be transported to Dover Air Force Base for preparation for burial.
Lt. Gen. Joseph Osterman said "literally every asset we have available" is searching for seven Marines and a Navy corpsman.
At least four Marine Corps units have cased their colors in recent weeks as part of an aggressive plan to reshape the force.
The blazes remained in training areas and posed no threat to people or structures.
Firefighters on Tuesday stopped the spread of a blaze in a Camp Pendleton training area.
Fully repairing the USS Bonhomme Richard would have reportedly cost $2.5 billion to $3 billion and take five to seven years.
The Pentagon, which had endorsed Asadi's bid to come to America, changed its decision and withdrew its endorsement.
A non-rate's Southern hospitality led to a VIP visit to her cutter -- from the premier of the territory of Greenland.
The 2nd Marine Division has tested about a quarter of its 16,000 Marines and sailors for LSD since the summer.
Retired Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III may become the first Black secretary of defense.