Air Force Photos

German village honors fallen U.S. Airman
Col. Harry Benham, the U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa operations and plans chief, salutes during the playing of taps during the revealing of a memorial stone for 2nd Lt. Priesley Cooper Jr. Sept. 25, 2015, in Dietingen, Germany. Cooper was conducting an escorting mission when his P-51D Mustang was shot down. The town of Dietingen buried him and 70 years later held a ceremony to honor him. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Armando A. Schwier-Morales)