Hawaii helicopter crash search for Marines suspended

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OAHU, HI - It's the news many across the Nation will now have to come to grips with...

The search for our country's 12 Marines, missing after a helicopter crash in Hawaii, has now come to an end.

In a press conference Wednesday, Coast Guard Captain James Jenkins told media that after five days they plan to end the search by sunset. He also made mention of mostly finding helicopter wreckage on the sea floor.

The decision came after crews searched more than 40-thousand nautical miles of ocean with no success of finding any survivors.

Over at Klein High School, Angie Richard, who was the former teacher of fallen Marine Matt Drown, described him as someone who always had a smile on his face, and always volunteered to help others.

To our men who served with honor, courage, and commitment...you will never be forgotten.