Last year, a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed into the water southwest of Eglin Air Force Base, seven elite Special Operations Marines and four Louisiana National Guardsmen were lost.
Today, ECAR contributed $5,000 to their cause, Brothers In Arms Foundation, now we are asking our members to show up and show support along their route.
“The primary planning consideration for selecting this route in particular is to signify bringing our brothers who perished in the helicopter crash on March 10, 2015 back home. The route specifically goes through certain significant locations such as Panama City, FL where the Marine Combatant Diver Course is held, and also Beaufort, SC where Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island is located.”
The Community and Military Outreach Committee is organizing designated areas for ECAR members to get together to cheer on and support.
Fort Walton Beach, Liza Jackson Park,
Destin, The Crab Trap on Scenic Hwy 98,
You are encouraged to wear an ECAR shirt or if you don't have one, please wear red
For more information follow them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marineraidermemorial
and check back here closer to the event for updates on ECAR’s involvement.