Marines Memorial

| January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson, U.S. Marine Corps A battlefield display representing the 12 Marines who lost their lives during the CH-53E helicopter incident is presented during the Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 memorial ceremony at Hangar 101, Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Jan. 22, 2016. The mission of Marine Corps Base Hawaii is to provide facilities, programs and services in direct support of units, individuals and families in order to enhance and sustain combat readiness for all operating forces and tenant organizations aboard MCB Hawaii.

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII — A battlefield display representing the 12 Marines who lost their lives during the CH-53E helicopter incident is presented during the Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 memorial ceremony at Hangar 101, Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Jan. 22.

Photos by Cpl. Jonathan E. LopezCruet and Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson, U.S. Marine Corps

Marines assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 dress the static displays representing the 12 Marines who lost their lives during the CH-53E helicopter incident during the HMH-463 memorial ceremony at Hangar 101, Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Jan. 22, 2016. The mission of Marine Corps Base Hawaii is to provide facilities, programs and services in direct support of units, individuals and families in order to enhance and sustain combat readiness for all operating forces and tenant organizations aboard MCB Hawaii.

A static display is dressed for the 12 Marines.

Photo by Cpl. Jonathan E. LopezCruet, U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. John A. Toolan, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific commander, kneels at a battlefield cross during a memorial ceremony honoring 12 Marines from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 aboard Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Jan. 22, 2016. Two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters with HMH-463 were involved in an incident off the coast of North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii, Jan. 14.

Lt. Gen. John A. Toolan, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific commander, kneels at a battlefield cross during a memorial ceremony honoring 12 Marines from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 aboard Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Jan. 22, 2016. Two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters with HMH-463 were involved in an incident off the coast of North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii, Jan. 14.

The 12 Marines

Maj. Shawn M. Campbell, 41, College Station, Texas.

Capt. Brian T. Kennedy, 31, Philadelphia, Pa.

Capt. Kevin T. Roche, 30, St. Louis, Mo.

Capt. Steven R. Torbert, 29, Florence, Ala.

Sgt. Dillon J. Semolina, 24, Chaska, Minn.

Sgt. Adam C. Schoeller, 25, Gardners, Pa.

Sgt. Jeffrey A. Sempler, 22, Woodruff, S.C.

Sgt. William J. Turner, 25, Florala, Ala.

Cpl. Matthew R. Drown, 23, Spring, Texas.

Cpl. Thomas J. Jardas, 22, Fort Myers, Fla.

Cpl. Christopher J. Orlando, 23, Hingham, Mass.

Lance Cpl. Ty L. Hart, 21, Aumsville, Ore.

Marines, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen and family members pay their respects during a memorial ceremony honoring 12 Marines from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 aboard Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Jan. 22, 2016. Two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters with HMH-463 were involved in an incident off the coast of North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii, Jan. 14.

Friends and family pay their respects. Two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters with HMH-463 crashed off the coast of North Shore, Jan. 14.

Points of Contact

Personnel seeking additional information should contact the Marine Corps Public Affairs Office at mcbh.eoc.pao.fct2@usmc.mil or call 216-7183.

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