U.S. Marines with VMGR 152 participate in a luncheon in memory of the five Marines of Sumo-41

U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Mitchell T. Maury, commanding officer of Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 speaks to Marines during the unveiling of a memorial for the five Marines of Sumo-41, who perished Dec. 6, 2018, at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 6, 2019. The squadron commemorated the fallen by conducting a 4.1k run, having a remembrance luncheon, and unveiling a memorial in their honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Mitchell T. Maury, commanding officer of Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 speaks to Marines during the unveiling of a memorial in honor of the five Marines of Sumo-41, who perished Dec. 6, 2018, at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 6th, 2019. The squadron commemorated the fallen by conducting a 4.1k run, having a remembrance luncheon, and unveiling a memorial in their honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Mitchell T. Maury, center, commanding officer of Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152, and Sgt. Maj. Charles Tyler, right, sergeant major of VMGR-152 participate in a memorial run for five Marines of Sumo-41, who perished Dec. 6, 2018, at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 6th, 2019. The squadron commemorated the fallen by conducting a 4.1k run, having a remembrance luncheon, and unveiling a memorial in their honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jerad Anderson, a loadmaster with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 speaks to Marines during a memorial run for five Marines of Sumo-41, who perished Dec. 6, 2018, at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 6th, 2019. The squadron commemorated the fallen by conducting a 4.1k run, having a remembrance luncheon, and unveiling a memorial in their honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 participate in a memorial run for five Marines of Sumo-41, who perished Dec. 6, 2018, at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 6th, 2019. The squadron commemorated the fallen by conducting a 4.1k run, having a remembrance luncheon, and unveiling a memorial in their honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 participate in a memorial run for five Marines of Sumo-41, who perished Dec. 6, 2018, at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 6th, 2019. The squadron commemorated the fallen by conducting a 4.1k run, having a remembrance luncheon, and unveiling a memorial in their honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 participate in a memorial run for five Marines of Sumo-41, who perished Dec. 6, 2018, at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 6th, 2019. The squadron commemorated the fallen by conducting a 4.1k run, having a remembrance luncheon, and unveiling a memorial in their honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Matthew Stolzenberg, a KC-130J Super Hercules pilot with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 speaks to Marines during a memorial run for five Marines of Sumo-41, who perished Dec. 6, 2018, at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 6th, 2019. The squadron commemorated the fallen by conducting a 4.1k run, having a remembrance luncheon, and unveiling a memorial in their honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Andrew Torrecillas, the squadron gunnery sergeant for Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 leads warmup exercises before a memorial run for five Marines of Sumo-41, who perished Dec. 6, 2018, at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 6th, 2019. The squadron commemorated the fallen by conducting a 4.1k run, having a remembrance luncheon, and unveiling a memorial in their honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 participate in a luncheon in memory of the five Marines of Sumo-41, who perished Dec. 6, 2018, at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 6th, 2019. The squadron commemorated the fallen by conducting a 4.1k run, having a remembrance luncheon, and unveiling a memorial in their honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Mitchell T. Maury, commanding officer of Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152, speaks to Marines before a luncheon in memory of the five Marines of Sumo-41, who perished Dec. 6, 2018, at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 6th, 2019. The squadron commemorated the fallen by conducting a 4.1k run, having a remembrance luncheon, and unveiling a memorial in their honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 participate in a luncheon in memory of the five Marines of Sumo-41, who perished Dec. 6, 2018, at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 6th, 2019. The squadron commemorated the fallen by conducting a 4.1k run, having a remembrance luncheon, and unveiling a memorial in their honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 attend the unveiling of a memorial for the five Marines of Sumo-41, who perished Dec. 6, 2018, at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 6th, 2019. The squadron commemorated the fallen by conducting a 4.1k run, having a remembrance luncheon, and unveiling a memorial in their honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Mitchell T. Maury, commanding officer of Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 speaks to Marines during the unveiling of a memorial for the five Marines of Sumo-41, who perished Dec. 6, 2018, at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 6, 2019. The squadron commemorated the fallen by conducting a 4.1k run, having a remembrance luncheon, and unveiling a memorial in their honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Alberto Ruiz, a loadmaster with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 honors the fallen during the unveiling of a memorial for the five Marines of Sumo-41, who perished Dec. 6, 2018, at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 6th, 2019. The squadron commemorated the fallen by conducting a 4.1k run, having a remembrance luncheon, and unveiling a memorial in their honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Alberto Ruiz, a loadmaster with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 honors the fallen during the unveiling of a memorial for the five Marines of Sumo-41, who perished Dec. 6, 2018, at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 6th, 2019. The squadron commemorated the fallen by conducting a 4.1k run, having a remembrance luncheon, and unveiling a memorial in their honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 unveiled a memorial for five Marines of Sumo-41 on the one-year anniversary, Dec. 6, 2019 at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni. The squadron commemorated the fallen by conducting a 4.1k run, having a remembrance luncheon, and unveiling a memorial in their honor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

U.S. Marine Corps Col. Douglas S. DeWolfe, commanding officer of Marine Aircraft Group 12, speaks with service members and their families during a candlelight vigil aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Dec. 6th, 2019. The candlelight vigil was held in honor of the Marines who perished in a mishap off Kochi, Japan in 2018. They honored Lt. Col. Kevin R. Herrmann, 38, Maj. James M. Brophy, 36 Staff Sgt. Maximo A. Flores, 27, Cpl. Daniel E. Baker, 21, and Cpl. William C. Ross, 21 with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152, and Capt. Jahmar F. Resilard with Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

U.S. service members and their families attend a candlelight vigil aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Dec. 6th, 2019. The candlelight vigil was held in honor of the Marines who perished in a mishap off Kochi, Japan in 2018. They honored Lt. Col. Kevin R. Herrmann, 38, Maj. James M. Brophy, 36 Staff Sgt. Maximo A. Flores, 27, Cpl. Daniel E. Baker, 21, and Cpl. William C. Ross, 21 with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152, and Capt. Jahmar F. Resilard with Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

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