On Tuesday, August 31st, 2021, five families made the ultimate sacrifice when they lost their loved ones in an MH-60S helicopter crash off the coast of San Diego, California.
Please help us support the five families: Lieutenant Bradley A. Foster, Lieutenant Paul R. Fridley, Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class James P. Buriak, Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Sarah F. Burns, and Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Bailey J. Tucker.
This fundraiser will help these families as they navigate this difficult transition. If you are able, any contribution is appreciated and funds will be utilized for living expenses, housing expenses, childcare, and education costs.
This fund will be split equally among the five families.
Please support all of our affected Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Eight (HSC-8) crew members:
General Fund for all five Crew Members involved, to be divided equally: gofundme.com/f/families-of-the-navy-helicopter-crash
Lieutenant Bradley A. Foster, 29. Survived by his wife, Beth, and their one year-old daughter, Audrey: gofundme.com/f/lt-bradley-foster
Lieutenant Paul R. Fridley, 28. Survived by his wife, Sarah: https://www.gofundme.com/f/lt-paul-fridley
Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class James P. Buriak, 31. Survived by his wife, Megan, and their one year-old son, Caulder: gofundme.com/f/aws2-james-buriak
Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Sarah F. Burns, 31. Survived by her husband, Lucas: gofundme.com/f/HM2-Sarah-Burns
Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Bailey J. Tucker, 21. Survived by his parents, Jill and Jay: gofundme.com/f/HM3-Bailey-Tucker
Thank you for your care and support.
* These funds are being raised for the five HSC-8 families affected by this tragedy: Lieutenant Bradley A. Foster, Lieutenant Paul R. Fridley, Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class James P. Buriak, Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Sarah F. Burns, and Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Bailey J. Tucker. All funds received will be spilt equally among all affected families. The beneficiaries of this fundraiser will be LT Foster's spouse, Beth, LT Fridley's spouse, Sarah, AWS2 Buriak's spouse, Megan, HM2 Burns' spouse, Lucas, and HM3 Tucker's mother, Jill. We are in direct contact with the families of these Sailors who have given consent to host this GoFundMe page. This fundraiser is hosted by the HSC-8 Spouses Club. The HSC-8 Spouses Club is a non-federal organization of family members and friends and does not represent the Department of Defense (DoD) or the Department of the Navy (DoN). As such, no DoD/DoN endorsement should be implied.