The Coast Guard Foundation is supporting the families affected by the crash of CG-6535 in Mobile, Alabama on the night of Feb. 28. All four crew members perished in the crash. Please join us in offering our deepest sympathies to the families impacted by this incident. The Coast Guard Foundation raised funds to pay for the memorial service for the crew, which was held on March 8 in Mobile.
To view photographs of the memorial service held for the lost crewmen, follow this link.
To make a donation in support of the families affected by this heartbreaking incident, click here.
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, North Carolina. Lt. j.g. Cameron is from Portland, OR and was a 2009 Coast Guard Academy graduate and former captain of the Academy's soccer team. CPO Jorge is from Cypress, California. AET3 Knight is from Thomasville, Alabama.
This tribute illustration to the crew of CG-6535 was created by Sean P. Lawler.