Remembering the Fallen: on this day in 2003, a US Marine Corps CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter crashed south of the Kuwait border. Eight personnel from 3 Commando Brigade died, along with four U.S. aircrew. Some information on the servicemen and the crash can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/fatalities/colour-sergeant-john-cecil-rm
The Royal Marines: top row: Colour Sergeant John Cecil, 35, Captain Philip Guy, 29, Marine Sholto Hedenskog, 26, and Warrant Officer 2 Mark Stratford, 39; middle row: Major Jason Ward, 34, Lance Bombardier Llewellyn Evans, 24, Sergeant Les Hehir, 34, and Operator Mechanic Second Class Ian Seymour, 29.
The U.S. personnel bottom left to right: Captain Ryan Beaupre, 29, Staff Sergeant Kendall Watersby 29, Corporal Brian Kennedy, 30, and Major Jay Aubin, 36.