Mississippi Marine Corps League
The Marine Corps Lost The VMGR-452 Lost

Honor the Fallen
Maj. Caine Michael Goyette
Maj. Caine Michael Goyette
Capt. Sean E. Elliott
Capt. Sean E. Elliott
GySgt. Mark. A. Hopkins
GySgt. Mark. A. Hopkins
GySgt. Brendan C. Johnson
GySgt. Brendan C. Johnson
SSgt. Robert H. Cox
SSgt. Robert H. Cox

Staff Sgt. William Kundrat
SSgt. William Kundrat
Sgt. Chad Jenson
Sgt. Chad Jenson
Sgt. Julian M. Kevianne
Sgt. Julian M. Kevianne
Sgt. Talon Leach
Sgt. Talon Leach
Sgt. Owen Lennon
Sgt. Owen Lennon

HM2 Ryan Lohrey
HM2 Ryan Lohrey
Sgt. Joseph Murray
Sgt. Joseph Murray
Sgt. Dietrich Schmieman
Sgt. Dietrich Schmieman
Sgt. Joshua M. Snowden
Sgt. Joshua M. Snowden
Cpl. Daniel Baldassare
Cpl. Daniel Baldassare

Cpl. Collin J. Schaaff
Cpl. Collin J. Schaaff

These Marines with Marine Forces Reserve VMGR-452 and Marine Corps Special Operations Command 2d Raider Battalion
were lost when their KC-130T went down over Mississippi on July 10, 2017 while in transit from
Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, to Naval Air Field El Centro, California.

"On behalf of the entire Marine Corps, I offer my deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the
15 Marines and sailor who perished earlier this week in Mississippi.
Please keep them and those left behind in your thoughts and prayers.
We remain committed to the surviving families, and
will continue the thorough investigation into the cause of this tragedy."

Commandant of the Marine Corps General Robert Neller
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