VMGR-452 Family Memorial Fund

There really is not much I can truly say here. Words will not bring our brothers back. I'm simply heartbroken for the families of my brothers who are, without a doubt, going through the worst case scenario any military family member can go through.

I've created this fundraiser as a way of doing my part in helping ease the pain that the families of our fallen brothers are no doubt going through.

Please contribute what you can and I will be coordinating with the FRO of VMGR-452 to ensure these funds get distributed equally among the families of our honored fallen.

Semper Fidelis, Marines. We'll see you again in the next life and until our own day comes, you will remain in our hearts forever.

"Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. The Marines don't have that problem."

-Ronald Reagan



I'm Tom Charland and I'm in San Diego, California. I served with Marines now stationed at VMGR-452 and who have experienced this loss. As soon as this campaign reaches or surpasses it's very modest goal, I will make a withdrawal and deposit this money into the Wingman Foundation as instructed by my points of contact at VMGR-452 (Shelly Aikien & Stephanie Parry). From there, these funds will be distributed through the Wingman Foundation to the families.


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  • Bonnie Robinson 
    • $25 
    • 39 mos
  • Leia Robinson 
    • $25 
    • 39 mos
  • Steve Valero  
    • $75 
    • 43 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 43 mos
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    • $85 
    • 43 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Tom Charland 
San Diego, CA
Ken Hampshire 
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