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Fundraiser Planned for Deceased Guardsman

Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne III died early Sunday morning after a Mexican panga boat rammed the small boat he was on.

A fundraiser for the family of Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne III, a member of the U.S. Coast Guard who was killed after a small panga boat rammed the boat he was on, will be held Friday at Malibu Fish Grill on Pacific Coast Highway in South Redondo Beach.

Two Mexican nationals were charged in connection with Horne's death.

During the daylong event, which lasts from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m., restaurant proceeds will be donated to Horne's wife, Rachel, who is pregnant, and their child, according to an email from the eatery.

For those who can't make it to Malibu Fish Grill, the Coast Guard Foundation is collecting donations on behalf of the Hornes and other surviving relatives of guardsmen who have been killed in the line of duty.

"When a Coast Guard member dies in the line of duty, we all feel the loss," the organization wrote in a blog post on Monday. "Our hearts go out to BMC Horne's family at this time. As an organization we are here to support his family, and the Coast Guard community at large, any way we are needed."

Donations to the Coast Guard Foundation support the Family Disaster Relief Fund, Coast Guard memorial services, and the Fallen Heroes' Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships for deceased service members' children.

People can donate to the foundation online.

According to Malibu Fish Grill, donations and condolences can also be sent to the Coast Guard at the following address:

United States Coast Guard Office of Law Enforcement
2100 2nd Street, SW
Washington, DC 20593

Malibu Fish Grill is located at 725 N. Pacific Coast Hwy. in South Redondo Beach.

M Stanley December 07, 2012 at 06:05 PM
US Coast Guard Sector San Diego has released the following information regarding an educational fund established for the children of CPO Terrell Horne: For those wishing to donate or write the family: The Coast Guard Foundation has established an account for donations for BMC Horne's children's college funds for those who wish to donate. There is also an address for those that wish to send condolence letters to the family. Checks can be sent to: Coast Guard Foundation 394 Taugwonk Road Stonington, CT 06378 Checks made to the order of Coast Guard Foundation. In the remarks section on the check write "in memory of Chief Terrell Horne III" Phone donation: The Coast Guard Foundation can be contacted at 860-535-0786. Cards to the Horne family and the CGC HALIBUT crew can be sent to: Commanding Officer USCGC HALIBUT 13871 Fiji Way Marina Del Rey, CA 90292-6910
Hans Laetz December 08, 2012 at 04:11 AM
RDML Karl L. Schultz, Commander Eleventh Coast Guard District invites the public to a memorial service honoring the life and service of Chief Boatswain’s Mate Terrell E. Horne, III on Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 1pm. Location: Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles – Long Beach, 1001 South Seaside Avenue, San Pedro, California. Please RSVP via https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=136646&k=0362440F7F51 "In lieu of flowers the Coast Guard Foundation has set up a Fallen Heroes Scholarship for Chief Horne's children. If you would like to contribute to this fund please call the Coast Guard Foundation at 860-535-0786 or visit their web site <http://www.coastguardfoundation.org/connect/blog/238-coast-guard-terrell-horne-killed-in-line-of-duty> . If you want to ensure your donation reaches Chief Horne's children, select "Fallen Heroes Scholarship" from the "where it is needed most" box and type "Chief Terrell Horne III" in the "in memory of" box. Alternatively, checks can be made payable to "The Order of Coast Guard Foundation" with "In memory of Chief Terrell Horne III" in the memo line, and sent to:

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