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Record #: R2022-676   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 6/22/2022 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 6/22/2022
Title: Tribute to late Marines Captain John J. Sax, Corporal Nathan E. Carlson, Captain Nicholas P. Losapio, Corporal Seth D. Rasmuson, and Lance Corporal Evan A. Strickland
Sponsors: Villegas, Gilbert
Attachments: 1. R2022-676.pdf

Chicago City Council June 22, 2022









WHEREAS, On Wednesday, June 8, 2022, five members of the United States Marine Corps tragically lost their lives while training when their aircraft crashed near the town of Glamis, California; and

WHEREAS, They were based at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton and part of the Purple Fox Family; and


WHEREAS, The Marines varied in their years of service from 19 months to nearly nine years, and all received the National Defense Service Medal and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; and


WHEREAS, We honor Pilot, Captain John J. Sax; Pilot, Corporal Nathan E. Carlson; Crew Chief, Captain Nicholas P. Losapio; Crew Chief, Corporal Seth D. Rasmuson; and Crew Chief, Lance Corporal Evan A. Strickland; and


WHEREAS, The Nation mourns the loss of the five fallen Marines for their selflessness defense and commitment to protecting our freedom; and, now, therefore,


BE IT RESOLVED, That we, the Mayor and members ofthe City Council ofthe City of Chicago gathered here on this 22nd Day of June 2022, do hereby honor the five fallen Marines for their service and bravery; and


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That we, extend our sincere condolences to their family and loved ones during this tragic and difficult time.

Gilbert Villegas Alderman, 36th Ward