Coast Guard Foundation accepting donations for crash-victim families

The Coast Guard Foundation is accepting donations to support the families affected by the crash of CG-6535 in Mobile, Alabama on the night of Feb. 28. Three of the crew members have been recovered, and one is still missing. The Foundation asks you to join them in offering their deepest sympathies to those impacted by this incident.

To make a donation in support of the families affected by this heartbreaking incident, click here.

Austal has already announced a $20,000 donation to the Foundation.

The Coast Guard identified the crew members as: Chief Petty Officer Fernando Jorge; Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Knight; Lt. j.g. Thomas Cameron; and LCDR Dale Taylor. LCDR Taylor is from Snow Hill, N.C. Lt. j.g. Cameron is from Portland, Ore., and was a 2009 Coast Guard Academy graduate and former captain of the Academy’s soccer team. CPO Jorge is from Cypress, Calif. AMT3 Knight is from Thomasville, Ala.

The Foundation pointed to Adm. Papp words, as he said on Wednesday, “The aircrew and families must be our first priority. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers as we move through the next few days.”

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