DANA POINT An annual occasion devoted to increasing cash to sustain Marines as well as family members of Camp Pendleton’s 5th Marine Routine also acknowledged the current sacrifice of a local Marine.
Cindy as well as John Elliott, of San Juan Capistrano, existed with a flag by Rep. Darrel Issa Saturday, July 22, following the death of their boy, Capt. Sean Elliott, on July 10. He was amongst 15 Marines and also one sailor killed when a C-130 crashed in a bean field in Mississippi.
” It was extremely good to see that the Dana Point support system was behind us,” Cindy Elliott stated adhering to the occasion. “It means a great deal to see that the neighborhood is sustaining us.”
Adhering to the acknowledgment, regarding 150 Marines as well as lots of trainee volunteers from Dana Hills Secondary school cleaned 325 automobiles. The occasion elevated $10,000 that will benefit Marines from the 5th Marine Routine at Camp Pendleton and the Damaged Warrior Squadron.
For Jim Surber, that owns the Capistrano Coastline automobile clean, organizing the Elliott’s and also supplying an area to the Dana Factor Marine support team is something he was proud to do.
“You’re speaking about an ultimate sacrifice,” he said of Sean Elliott. “Individuals forget exactly what those in the military do, specifically if you’re outside the military. I deeply appreciate the sacrifice individuals in the military make.People offer up their entire lives, literally and also figuratively.”
Surber claimed he thinks neighborhoods in South Area are specifically encouraged to sustain the Marines as a result of the location’s distance to Camp Pendleton and also due to the fact that so many armed forces professionals reside in South Area cities.
“The automobile laundry was phenomenal in a lot of ways,” said Terry Rifkin, executive director of the Dana Point Fifth Marine Regiment Support system which organized the event. “Honoring our gold celebrity household, Cindy and John Elliott, as well as spotlighting an American hero was the ideal objective at the correct time. Every one of our volunteers; marine and also civilian offered their greatest to do their job with a smile and also make the day a wonderful success.”