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Keesler Air Force Base Honor Guard members practice flag folding procedures before a funeral ceremony Oct. 26, 2017, at the Biloxi National Cemetery in Biloxi, Mississippi. The mission of the Keesler Air Force Base Honor Guard is to represent the Air Force by providing military honors at the request of families for fallen military members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Suzanna Plotnikov) Honor guard brings new perspective for Airman
Some people see the honor guard when they’re performing their duties; attending funerals, parades, presenting colors and firing their rifles. They may not know what goes on behind the scenes, or what goes on in their minds. For Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Graham, Keesler Air Force Base Honor Guard Delta Flight noncommissioned officer in charge, the year-long honor guard contract was not what he expected it to be.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Around the Air Force: Aug. 2
On this look around the Air Force B-1B Lancers fly by the Korean peninsula in a show of force, F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots and maintainers finish a training deployment to Royal Air Force Lakenheath, and a Cold War POW is laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. Hosted by Airman 1st Class Jasmine Vanderheyden.
0 8/02
2017
On Sept. 17, 2016, Maj. Dean Klenda’s remains will finally be laid to rest, 51 years to the day from when his aircraft was shot down in North Vietnam, thanks in part to the team of the Missing Persons Branch at the Air Force Personnel Center. The branch serves as the liaison between government agencies and Air Force POW/MIA family members. (Courtesy photo) Missing pilot’s remains bring sister closure after 51 years
Maj. Dean Klenda, an F-105 Thunderchief pilot, went to Vietnam in 1965. He never returned. His sister, Deanna, has been searching for answers ever since. Last year, she got them, and his remains are finally home.
0 9/19
2016
Default Air Force Logo Official urges families to learn about veteran burial honors
Planning funerals for military veterans and retirees can be overwhelming for their families, and the Defense Department’s director of casualty and mortuary affairs wants family members to familiarize themselves in advance, when possible, to know what to expect with military funeral honors.
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2016
Members of the Old Guard escort the ninth Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James C. Binnicker to rest in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Aug. 14, 2015. Binnicker passed away March 21 in Calhoun, Ga. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Preston Webb) 9th CMSAF laid to rest
“If you've met Chief Binnicker, you've met an icon -- a hero, a legend," said Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force, James A. Cody. Cody said these words as he delivered the eulogy for former Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James C. Binnicker at the Fort Meyer post chapel in Arlington, Virginia, Aug. 14.
5 8/14
2015
Funeral service to be held for 9th CMSAF in Arlington
A full military honors funeral service honoring the ninth Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James C. Binnicker is scheduled to be held at 9 a.m. EDT, Aug. 14 at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia.
2 6/01
2015
Chaplain (Capt.) Matthew Dussia salutes the remains of Capt. Robert Turnbull Sr., July 19, 2014 at Barnetts Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Ga. Thomas County, Ga. Trunbull was one of 52 service members lost during a C-124 Globemaster crash in Alaska in 1952. Dussia is  a chaplain with the 325th Fighter Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Dustin Mullen) Airman laid to rest 62 years after crash
Never leave an Airman behind. These words are a staple in the Air Force and echoed by men and women everyday through the Air Force Creed. Following this code, whether on the battlefield or even a lost plane from more than 60 years ago, is a way of life.
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2014
Pall Bearers from the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard fold the flag which draped the the casket of Brig. Gen. Robinson "Robbie" Risner during his internment ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., Jan. 23, 2014. Risner was the Air Force's 20th Ace and and survived  seven and a half years of captivity as a Prisoner of War (POW) in Hoa Lo Prison, a.k.a the Hanoi Hilton. during the Vietnam War. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Varhegyi)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        AF lays to rest an ‘American hero’
Friends, family members, political leaders, former prisoners of war and service members paid their respects as an Air Force Ace was interred at Arlington National Cemetery Jan. 23.
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2014
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