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Condolences: Sgt. Dillon J. Semolina, HMH 463 Marine from Chaska, MN 1/14/2016

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12 missing Marines officially declared dead

Posted: Jan 21, 2016 5:58 PM CST | Updated: Jan 21, 2016 8:34 PM CST
By Clayton Wakida

The U.S. Marine Corps has officially declared 12 Marines dead after their two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters were involved in an incident off the coast of Oahu's Waimea Bay along the North Shore on the evening of January 14.


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I am so sorry for your loss.  May Sgt. Dillon J. Semolina always be remembered for the honor and courage with which he fulfilled his duty and for the love and joy he gave his family and friends.  My prayers are with you and yours.


VPMM of Brian

My thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones of Sgt. Dillon Semolina.

In sympathy,


To the family of Sgt. Dillon J. Semolina, please accept my deepest condolences for your loss. May you be comforted in due time by the support of your family and friends, in the knowledge that your loved one died courageously, serving our country, and that his bravery will never be forgotten.

With sympathy,

Susan Gold Star outreach coordinator


Please know that the thoughts and prayers of all Marines and the American people are with you. Our Corps’ priority is to help the extended Pegasus family and MAG-24 through this challenging time.

My family wants to thank you for your service and ultimate sacrifice. Your actions displayed the motto
taught at USMC boot camp: "Semper Fi." May you rest in peace knowing that your job was well done.

Your family will be in our prayers daily. We Marine families will make sure they know we are grateful
and offer our support.
To live in hearts we have left behind is not to die.   As Marine parents, we each mourn, but it's also a time

to celebrate their time amongst us.   They have not gone as long as we feel their presence in their lives,

as long as we listen for their voices within us, for as longas we touch the things they have touched, love the 

friends they've loved, and as we continue to live, love, and dream as they might have done. 
their voices within us, as long as we touch the things they touched, love the friends they loved, and
as we do here, do what they might of done.

Marcia Van G
Minneapolis, MN
SSgt Colin K, Sor, Cynthia, Cyrus & Ethan K
USMC-Camp Foster, Okinawa

Praying for peace to bring comfort and courage to face the days ahead with loving memories for always. Together we mourn as one Marine family. My sincere condolence and continued prayers to face one day as it comes.
In sympathy,

Our deepest condolences and prayers for the family and friends of Sgt. Dillon J. Semolina. Know that you are kept in our daily prayers, now and always.

In sympathy,

Stephen and Pam,

HMH-461 parents

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