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Airmen participate in local British remembrance ceremony

RAF MILDENHALL, England -- Col. Chad Manske, 100th Air Refueling Wing commander, salutes a poppy wreath at a Remembrance Day ceremony at Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds Nov. 9. Servicemembers from RAFs Mildenhall and Lakenheath participated in a military procession with British forces before the ceremony. The poppy flower is a traditional symbol of remembrance of World War I. It was at bloom across some of the worst battlefields in the war. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Thomas Trower)

Col. Chad Manske, commander of the 100th Air Refueling Wing at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, salutes a poppy wreath at a Remembrance Day ceremony Nov. 9, 2009, at Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds. Servicemembers from RAF Mildenhall and nearby RAF Lakenheath participated in a military procession with British forces before the ceremony. The poppy flower is a traditional symbol of remembrance of World War I. It was in bloom across some of the worst battlefields in the war. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Thomas Trower)

RAF MILDENHALL, England -- A marching contingent of RAF Mildenhall Airmen participate in a remembrance march at Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds Nov. 9. Air Force personnel gathered with British forces and veterans for the memorial. Commanders from several Air Force units presented poppy wreaths at the ceremony. RAF Lakenheath provided a flag detail as well. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Thomas Trower)

A marching contingent of Airmen from Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, participate in a remembrance march Nov. 9, 2009, at Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds. Air Force personnel gathered with British forces and veterans for the memorial. Commanders from several Air Force units presented poppy wreaths at the ceremony. RAF Lakenheath officials provided a flag detail as well. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Thomas Trower)

RAF MILDENHALL, England -- An RAF Mildenhall formation led by 2nd Lt. Katherine Kirdecki, 100th Mission Support Group executive officer (far left), and the RAF Lakenheath Color Guard pray during a remembrance ceremony alongside members of the British Army Air Corps at Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds Nov. 9. The event was one of many Remembrance Day events held across the country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Thomas Trower)

A formation of Airmen from Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, led by 2nd Lt. Katherine Kirdecki (far left), 100th Mission Support Group executive officer, and members of a color guard from nearby RAF Lakenheath pray alongside members of the British Army Air Corps during a remembrance ceremony Nov. 9, 2009, at Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds. The event was one of many Remembrance Day events held across the country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Thomas Trower)

RAF MILDENHALL, England -- The RAF Lakenheath Honor Guard preceeds a marching procession from RAF Mildenhall during a remembrance march at Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds Nov. 9. Air Force personnel gathered with British forces and veterans for the ceremony in honor of Remembrance Day, or Poppy Day. Col. Chad Manske, 100th Air Refueling Wing commander, presented a poppy wreath at the base of a memorial along with the 3rd Air Force and 48th Fighter Wing vice commanders.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Thomas Trower)

The Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Honor Guard precedes a marching procession from nearby RAF Mildenhall during a remembrance march Nov. 9, 2009, at Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds. Air Force personnel gathered with British forces and veterans for the ceremony in honor of Remembrance Day, or Poppy Day. Col. Chad Manske, commander of the 100th Air Refueling Wing at RAF Mildenhall, along with the vice commanders from 3rd Air Force and the 48th Fighter Wing, presented a poppy wreath at the base of a memorial. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Thomas Trower)

RAF MILDENHALL, England -- The Air Force-blue uniforms of Cols. Lawrence Reed (left), Chad Manske (middle) and Maj. Gen. Mark Zamzow stand out among local dignitaries at a Remembrance Day ceremony at Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds Nov. 9. General Zamzow, 3rd Air Force vice commander, presented a poppy wreath along with Colonels Manske, 100th Air Refueling Wing commander, and Reed, 48th Fighter Wing vice commander, at the base of a memorial. British and American forces participated in the event that was one of thousands across the country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Thomas Trower)

The Air Force-blue uniforms of Cols. Lawrence Reed (left), Chad Manske (middle) and Maj. Gen. Mark Zamzow stand out among local dignitaries at a Remembrance Day ceremony Nov. 9, 2009, at Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds, England. General Zamzow, 3rd Air Force vice commander, presented a poppy wreath along with Colonel Manske, 100th Air Refueling Wing commander, and Colonel Reed, 48th Fighter Wing vice commander, at the base of a memorial. British and American forces participated in the event that was one of thousands across the country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Thomas Trower)

RAF MILDENHALL, England -- An RAF Mildenhall formation and the RAF Lakenheath Color Guard stand at parade rest during a Remembrance 
Day Ceremony alongside members of the British Army Air Corps at Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds Nov. 9. This local event was part of Remembrance Day events across the country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Thomas Trower)

A formation of Airmen from Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, along with the RAF Lakenheath Color Guard stand at parade rest during a Remembrance Day Ceremony Nov. 9, 2009, alongside members of the British Army Air Corps at Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds. This local event was part of Remembrance Day events across the country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Thomas Trower)

Col. Chad Manske, commander of the 100th Air Refueling Wing at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, salutes a poppy wreath at a Remembrance Day ceremony Nov. 9, 2009, at Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds. Servicemembers from RAF Mildenhall and nearby RAF Lakenheath participated in a military procession with British forces before the ceremony. The poppy flower is a traditional symbol of remembrance of World War I. It was in bloom across some of the worst battlefields in the war. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Thomas Trower)

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