FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Two Marines who were killed while on a relief mission in Nepal have been inducted into the Defense Information School’s Hall of Heroes.

The Capital (http://bit.ly/1HYRK97) reports that Cpl. Sara Medina, of Aurora, Illinois, and Lance Cpl. Jacob Hug, of Phoenix, Arizona, were inducted into the school’s memorial at Fort George G. Meade on Monday.

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Medina and Hug died in helicopter crash in May during a mission to provide aid in Nepal following the April 25 earthquake that killed more than 9,000 people.

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The Hall of Heroes was unveiled in 2006 to honor those in the communications field who died serving their country.

The U.S. Defense Department says Medina served as a combat photographer. Hug was a combat videographer. Both were with the Marine Corps Installations Pacific in Okinawa, Japan.

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