Honor the fallen. Support the family.
On February 21st, 2018, Navy LT James A. Mazzuchelli was struck by a spinning UH-1Y Venom rotor blade while conduct flight operations at Marine Corps Air Station, Camp Pendleton. He succumbed to his injuries on February 24th.
Mazzuchelli, of Orange Park, Florida, commissioned in the Navy in June 2010. He previously deployed with HMLA-267 to Japan in 2016 as part of the Unit Deployment Program.
“Lt. James Mazzuchelli was an incredibly talented physician and Sailor,” said Col. Matthew Mowery, commanding officer of MAG-39. “His contagious enthusiasm, motivation, and love for the Marines and Sailors of HMLA-267 and MAG-39 has been evident in the outpouring of grief at his loss and the support being shown to his family and close friends.
His family and squadron affected by this mishap have given The Wingman Foundation their full support in launching this fundraiser to help with current and future expenses. Rest assured, 100% of all donations will go to those affected.