The three U.S. Marines were killed when a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey crashed on Melville Island
They have been distinguished
They are Cpl. Spencer R. Collart, Capt. Eleanor V. LeBeau, and Maj. Tobin J. Lewis
The three U.S. Marines who were killed when a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey crashed on Melville Island, in Darwin, Northern Region, Australia on Sunday, have been distinguished.
Marine Rotational Power – Darwin (MRF-D) recognized the three Marines as Cpl. Spencer R. Collart, Capt. Eleanor V. LeBeau, and Maj. Tobin J. Lewis.
“We are profoundly disheartened by the deficiency of three regarded and adored individuals from the MRF-D family,” Col. Brendan Sullivan, boss of MRF-D, said in an explanation. “Our contemplations and petitions to God stay with the families and with all included.”
The MV-22B Osprey conveying the three Marines, who were among the 23 travelers on the airplane crashed at around 9:30 a.m. neighborhood time during joint military activities between the US, Australia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Timor-Leste. Every one of the survivors were taken to Illustrious Darwin Emergency clinic. Among them, three Marines remain hospitalized, with one in basic condition and two in stable condition. The rest have been delivered.
We offer our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the Marines who died in the MV-22B Osprey crash on Melville Island, north of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, on 27 August 2023.
The names of the deceased are:
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Who were Spencer Collart, Eleanor LeBeau, Tobin Lewis?
Collart, 21, was from Arlington, Virginia, who filled in as the MV-22B team boss. LeBeau, 29, was from Belleville, Illinois, who filled in as the MV-22B pilot. Lewis, 37, is from Jefferson, Colorado, another MV-22B pilot who was likewise the top dog.
Each of the three were individuals from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Group (VMM) 363 (Built up), which gives the Marine Air-Ground Team with attack support and was right now supporting Marine Rotational Power – Darwin (MRF-D) in worldwide military practices in Australia.
As per Marine Rotational Power – Darwin, Collart, LeBeau, and Lewis originally enrolled in 2020, 2018, and 2008, separately. Every one of them had gotten different awards and strips for their administration.
On Oct. 26, 2020, Collart enrolled in the Marine Corps. He was elevated to the position of corporal on Feb. 1, 2023. He was recently positioned in Pensacola, Florida, and Jacksonville, North Carolina prior to being put at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Sound.
On Aug. 11, 2018, LeBeau was authorized in the Marine Corps and was elevated to the position of commander on Walk 1, 2023. She was recently positioned in Pensacola, Florida, Corpus Christi, Texas, and Jacksonville, North Carolina, prior to joining the Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Sound.
On Aug. 22, 2008, Lewis was dispatched in the Marine Corps and was elevated to the position of major on Oct. 1, 2018. He has served in Pensacola, Florida, Corpus Christi, Texas, Jacksonville, North Carolina, and Okinawa, Japan, prior to joining the Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Narrows.
Collart and LeBeau both got the Public Guard Administration Award, the Worldwide Conflict on Psychological warfare Administration Decoration and the Ocean Administration Organization Strip.
Lewis got two Naval force and Marine Corps Acclamation Awards, the Naval force and Marine Corps Accomplishment Decoration, Naval force Unit Recognition, Public Safeguard Administration Decoration, Worldwide Conflict on Illegal intimidation Expeditionary Award, Worldwide Conflict on Psychological warfare Administration Award and four Ocean Administration Sending Strips, as indicated by the U.S. Marines.