HALEIWA, Hawaii - Twelve marines who died in a helicopter crash three years ago were honored today with a 46.3-mile walk on Oahu. Held by The Wingman Foundation, a veteran-run non-profit organization, The Pegasus 12 Memorial Walk kicked off at 5 a.m. on Saturday Haleiwa Beach Park.

Service members and civilians walked in the rain to memorialize those killed when two CH-53E Super Stallions collided during a training mission. Maj. Shawn Campbell, Capt. Brian Kennedy, Capt. Kevin Roche, Capt. Steven Torbert, Sgt. Adam Schoeller, Sgt. Dillon Semolina, Sgt. Jeffrey Sempler, Sgt. William Turner, Cpl. Matthew Drown, Cpl. Thomas Jardas, Cpl. Christopher Orlando, and Lcpl. Ty Hart, died on January 14, 2016 when two CH-53E Super Stallions collided during a training mission. 

Both aircraft belonged to HMH-463. The walk started at the HMH-463 memorial plaque at Haleiwa Beach Park and ended at CrossFit Kailua- 46.3 miles.

This walk not only honors the legacies of the 12 fallen Marines, but also raise money and awareness for The Wingman Foundation to assist future 
Gold Star Families. The Wingman Foundation provides immediate post-mishap support for the Navy and Marine Corps aviation community and their families.