Meaning of Memorial Day
The loss of four Airmen throughout 2017-2018 within the 920th Rescue family brought Memorial Day 2018 into perspective for 2,000 Reserve Citizen Airmen that serve with the wing, along with their commander, Col. Kurt A. Matthews, who has seen the scars left by Vietnam in his own family. Matthews was invited to share his thoughts about the special meaning that Memorial Day holds to him and his family on May 28, 2018 at the Brevard Veteran's Center in Merritt Island, Florida. He also paid tribute to the fallen Airmen from his wing, as well as their commander, Lt. Col. Tim Hanks and asked everyone in attendance to keep those serving far away in their thoughts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mr. Darrell Hankins)
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