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Guardian Angel Airmen perform memorial pushups following a funeral service for Capt. Mark Weber, July 9, 2018, at Arlington National Cemetery, Va. Weber, a 38th Rescue Squadron combat rescue officer and Texas native, was killed in an HH-60G Pave Hawk crash in Anbar Province, Iraq, March 15. Friends, family, and Guardian Angel Airmen traveled from across the U.S. to attend the ceremony and pay their final respects. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan) Fallen CRO laid to rest
Friends, family and fellow Guardian Angels gathered on the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, Va., to pay their final respects and honor the life of Capt. Mark Weber as he was laid to rest, July 9. Weber, a combat rescue officer from the 38th Rescue Squadron, was killed in a helicopter crash in Anbar Province, Iraq, March 15, while augmenting the 308th RQS in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
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2018
For many Americans, Memorial Day weekend entails grilling out, having beach parties and beginning the summer vacation season, but for many it is a somber reminder of the sacrifices of the men and women that have served the armed forces. Remembering the Fallen
“I am an American, fighting in the forces which guard my country and our way of life. I am prepared to give my life in their defense,” quoted from the U.S. Armed Forces Code of Conduct, Article I.
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2018
Terry Harmon, the daughter of Women Airforce Service Pilot 2nd Lt. Elaine Harmon, receives the American flag from a member of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard during her late-mother’s interment ceremony at Alrington National Cemetery, Va., Sept. 7, 2016. Harmon died in 2015 at the age of 95. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alyssa C. Gibson) WWII female pilot honored among brothers, sisters
More than 70 years later, as the last of “the greatest generation” dwindles and the WASPs’ male counterparts are laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery with befitting honors, a WASP is at last also being honored for her service. During a military funeral service Sept. 7, Elaine Danforth Harmon’s ashes were interred at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia.
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2016
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