Lanza Cpl. Rylee McCollum, un padre de 20 años que espera de Wyoming, fue uno de 13 NOSOTROS. service members killed in a suicide bombing as the Biden administration oversaw a chaotic military withdrawal from Afghanistan.
“This is a fund specifically dedicated to the education and upbringing of Marine Rylee McCollum’s child who is expected for September,” la GoFundMe page states. “His sacrifice at HKIA to protect the lives of those who cannot themselves will not be forgotten.”
The page has raised over $ 560,000 from just over 11,000 donors in just five days after setting an original target of $ 5,000.
McCollum’s family has been vocal about their frustration with Biden’s handling of the withdrawal and several members have refused to meet with the president.
“You can’t f— up as bad as he did and say you’re sorry,” Roice said in regards to Biden. “This did not need to happen, and every life is on his hands.”
McCollum was from Bondurant, Wyo., and attended Jackson Hole High School, where he competed as a wrestler. He graduated in 2019 from Summit Innovations School in Jackson. He was on his first deployment when the attack happened, the Casper Star-Tribune reported.
Another sister, Cheyenne McCollum, told the paper that her brother had always dreamed of being a Marine and had wanted to become a history teacher and wrestling coach once he finished his service.
“We want to make sure that people know that these are the kids that are sacrificing themselves, and he’s got a family who loves him and a wife who loves him and a baby that he’ll never get to meet,” his other sister, Cheyenne McCollum said.
Fox News’ Houston Keene and The Associated Press contributed to this report.