The victims are 32-year-old Chief Warrant Officer 3 Dustin Mortenson, of League City, and 33-year-old Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lucas Lowe, of Hardin, in Liberty County.
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Both soldiers were married with children. Lowe's widow is expecting twins in February. His stepson tells us Lowe was a great father.
One body has yet to be recovered.
Officials say finding the cause of the crash will take at least a month.
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