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2017 Heritage to Horizons summer concert series Portraits in Courage Airmen honored during concert
The National Anthem, followed by an A-10 and F-16 flyover and the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team, kicked off the Air Force’s final Heritage to Horizons summer concert at the Air Force Memorial Aug. 4, 2017. The theme for the special event was “Portraits in Courage.”
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2017
Air Force birthday celebration continues with the Air Force Band's summer series Heritage to Horizons at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., May 17, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Andy Morataya) Heritage to Horizons celebrates 70 years of AF dominance
As the sun set across the Arlington, Virginia, skyline May 18, 2017, the Air Force kicked off its Heritage to Horizons summer concert series at the Air Force Memorial in honor of the service’s 70th anniversary.
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2017
A four-ship formation performs a flyover during the Air Force Memorial's 10th anniversary ceremony in Arlington, Va., Oct. 14, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) Past, present, future: AF Memorial 10th anniversary
For the last decade, the Air Force Memorial stood boldly in the skyline of the nation’s capital, inciting pride and honor, and recognizing the dedication and sacrifices of Airmen who have served. Members of industry, Airmen and media attended a ceremony in celebration of the monument’s 10th anniversary under its spires in Arlington, Virginia, Oct. 14.
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2016
Air Force Undersecretary Lisa S. Disbrow gives remarks as Gen. Stephen W. Wilson is welcomed as the service's new vice chief of staff at a reception Aug. 26, 2016, at the Fort Myer Officer's Club, Va. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Joshua L. DeMotts) Air Force officials welcome new vice chief of staff, honor Vietnam War vets
Air Force Undersecretary Lisa S. Disbrow and Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein welcomed Gen. Stephen W. Wilson as the service’s new vice chief of staff at a reception Aug. 26 at the Fort Myer Officers’ Club in Virginia.
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2016
Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein greets retired Lt. Col. Alfred Deptula, an aircraft engineer during World War II, after the Veterans Day ceremony at the Air Force Memorial Nov. 11, 2015. The event provided an opportunity for veterans and their families to reflect on the sacrifices made in service of the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Bryan Franks) Reflecting on Veterans Day
Veterans and their families, both young and old, reflected on the sacrifices made by Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines, who provide this nation with the best fighting force in the world, during a Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 at the Air Force Memorial, which overlooks the Pentagon and Potomac River.
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2015
Col. Larry Lang, commander of the United States Air Force Band, conducts the inaugural performance of the 2015 U.S. Air Force Band Summer Concert Series at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., May 29, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo/Andy Morataya) AF Concert Band, Singing Sergeants dazzle at Summer Concert Series kickoff
Just after sunset, a blue-suited orchestra begins a selection from the 1985 Western, “Silverado,” as three towering silver spires reflect the city’s skyline -- a setting that kicked off the U.S. Air Force Band Summer Concert Series, which runs from May 29 through Sept. 11.
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2015
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III delivers his remarks during a wreath laying ceremony March 2, 2015, honoring Air Force Vietnam prisoners of war and missing in action at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) Vietnam War veterans honored during ceremony at AF Memorial
More than 100 service members, civilians and veterans braved the cold and icy weather to honor prisoners of war and those missing in action during the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War commemoration ceremony and wreath-laying March 2, at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Virginia.
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2015
F-105 crews played a key role in Operation Rolling Thunder. During this three-year Vietnam War campaign, Air Force, Marine and Navy aircraft bombed targets throughout North Vietnam. U.S. and Australian warships complemented the air assault by bombarding coastal targets. (U.S. Air Force photo) AF holds 50th anniversary Vietnam War commemoration ceremony
The Air Force is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War by honoring prisoners of war and missing in action, veterans and their families during a wreath-laying ceremony at 10:30 a.m. EST, March 2, at the Air Force Memorial in Washington D.C.
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2015
From right, Air Force Sergeant's Association International President retired Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Yeomans, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody and Air Force Association President retired Gen. Craig McKinley lay a Memorial Day wreath during a ceremony held at the May 26, 2014, Air Force Memorial, Arlington, Va. Cody provided the keynote speech remarking that for him on Memorial Day is a day to remember the freedom that we all share because of the fortitude shown by of our fallen comrades in fighting and standing their ground. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Varhegyi) Freedom, fortitude and sacrifice: CMSAF commemorates fallen
Air Force senior leaders and members of the Air Force Association and Air Force Sergeants Association gathered for a morning memorial service and wreath laying ceremony May 26, 2014, at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va.
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2014
A flag was presented to the family of Col. Francis J. McGouldrick Jr. during his funeral Dec. 13, 2013, at Arlington National Cemetery, Va. McGouldrick was missing in action since 1968 when his plane collided with another plane. His remains were found in a remote jungle in Laos. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ryan J. Sonnier) Long-time MIA pilot's remains found, laid to rest
Exactly 45 years after an Air Force pilot disappeared over Laos, his family finally had their chance to say their goodbyes in a repatriation ceremony at the Air Force Memorial Dec. 13.
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2013
More than 100 veterans, service members, family members and supporters came out for a wreath laying ceremony in recognition of Veterans Day at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., Nov. 11, 2013. AF leaders says vets to thank for nation's success
The United States of America’s success is rooted in the sacrifice of millions of veterans who have served it, an senior Air Force leader said Nov. 11 at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va.
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2013
The Air Force's 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year, Air Force senior leaders and Air Force Association members gathered for an early morning memorial service and wreath laying ceremony Sept 15, 2013, at the Air Force Memorial Arlington, Va. Laying the wreath were Air Force Assistant Vice Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Stephen Hoog,  Air Force Association Chairman of the Board Mr. George Muellner and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James Cody. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Varhegyi) Airmen, Air Force Association leaders lay wreath at Air Force Memorial
The Air Force's 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year, Air Force senior leaders and Air Force Association members gathered for an early morning memorial service and wreath laying ceremony Sept 15, at the Air Force Memorial Arlington, Va. Laying the wreath were Air Force Assistant Vice Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Stephen Hoog, Air Force Association Chairman of the Board Mr. George Muellner and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James Cody.
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2013
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