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Bagram remembers Operation Anaconda’s fallen

Air Force Master Sgt. Chris Young speaks to an assembly of service members March 4, 2015, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, during a remembrance ceremony honoring special operators who were killed March 4, 2002, during Operation Anaconda. The lives lost during the operation included Air Force Senior Airman Jason Cunningham, Army Cpl. Matthew Commons, Army Spc. Marc Anderson, Army Sgt. Phillip Svitak, Army Sgt. Bradley Crose, Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Neil Roberts and Air Force Tech. Sgt. John Chapman. Service members from all branches conducted a 24-hour vigil run and a retreat ceremony to honor the 13th anniversary of their deaths and pay homage to a legacy of heroism. Young is assigned to the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Whitney Amstutz)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Whitney Amstutz
VIRIN: 150304-F-CV765-116.JPG
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