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GoFundMe web page for pregnant spouse of Marine killed in Kabul raises over $560,000

A GoFundMe web page established to assist the pregnant spouse of a Marine killed in Afghanistan final week has raised over half one million {dollars}. 

Lance Cpl. Rylee McCollum, a 20-year-old anticipating father from Wyoming, was one among 13 U.S. service members killed in a suicide bombing because the Biden administration oversaw a chaotic navy withdrawal from Afghanistan. 

“This can be a fund particularly devoted to the schooling and upbringing of Marine Rylee McCollum’s baby who is predicted for September,” the GoFundMe web page states. “His sacrifice at HKIA to guard the lives of those that can’t themselves is not going to be forgotten.”

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The web page has raised over $560,000 from simply over 11,000 donors in simply 5 days after setting an authentic goal of $5,000.

“I misplaced my finest pal,” McCollum’s spouse, Jiennah Crayton, wrote on Fb final week. “He would’ve been the perfect dad. I want he may see how a lot of an impression he made on this world.”

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McCollum’s household has been vocal about their frustration with Biden’s dealing with of the withdrawal and a number of other members have refused to satisfy with the president.

“You may’t f— up as dangerous as he did and say you are sorry,” Roice mentioned with reference to Biden. “This didn’t have to occur, and each life is on his arms.”

McCollum was from Bondurant, Wyo., and attended Jackson Gap Excessive Faculty, the place he competed as a wrestler. He graduated in 2019 from Summit Improvements Faculty in Jackson. He was on his first deployment when the assault occurred, the Casper Star-Tribune reported.

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One other sister, Cheyenne McCollum, instructed the paper that her brother had at all times dreamed of being a Marine and had wished to change into a historical past trainer and wrestling coach as soon as he completed his service.

“We need to be sure that folks know that these are the children which are sacrificing themselves, and he’s acquired a household who loves him and a spouse who loves him and a child that he’ll by no means get to satisfy,” his different sister, Cheyenne McCollum mentioned.

Fox Information’ Houston Keene and The Related Press contributed to this report.

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