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  • Shared tears and triumphs define Memorial Day for 920th Rescue Wing commander

    A year-and-a-half into commanding the 920th Rescue Wing, Col. Kurt A. Matthews is getting ready to attend his fourth burial. Tragedies of the past year brought Memorial Day into perspective for 2,000 Airmen that serve with the 920th Rescue Wing, along with Matthews, who has seen the scars left by Vietnam in his own family.
  • Air Force Band, Honor Guard perform in Memorial Day events across country

    "On Memorial Day," President Donald J. Trump said in his 2018 proclamation, "we pause in solemn gratitude to pay tribute to the brave patriots who laid down their lives defending peace and freedom while in service to our great nation."
  • Bronze star presented to family of first OSI fallen hero

    The Air Force Office of Special Investigations headquarters presented the Bronze Star Medal to the brother of the first OSI fallen hero, nearly 50 years after he was killed in action.
  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • Luxembourg, US uphold Memorial Day significance

    Luxembourgers and Americans united to pay tribute to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for their freedoms, fulfilling a promise to never forget that price. More than 200 citizens of both countries paid their respects to the legacy and valor of fallen American service members as part of a Memorial Day ceremony at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg, May 28.
  • Volunteers commemorate Memorial Day, raise 675 American flags

    An Army systems engineer brought more than 80 Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and civilians from around the National Capital Region together May 24-26 to raise 675 American flags at the Pentagon in honor of Memorial Day.
  • Luxembourg, US honor freedom's sacrifice during Memorial Day

    More than 300 Luxembourgers and Americans paused to reflect on the sacrifices of fallen U.S. service members as part of a Memorial Day ceremony at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial here, May 23.
  • AF recognizes a lifetime of service

    Air Force Assistant Vice Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Stephen L. Hoog presented the Air Force Exceptional Service Award to retired Col. Arnald D. Gabriel during an Air Force Symphony performance at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, May 24.
  • Air Force leaders’ Memorial Day message

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III sent a Memorial Day message to the Airmen of the Air Force and their families.
  • 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.
  • A ride to remember, AF veteran helps keep memories alive

    For four years now, retired Master Sgt. Rob Wilkins rides at the front of the pack from the Pentagon to the Vietnam Memorial during Rolling Thunder, an annual Memorial Day demonstration run through the capital.
  • Air Force leaders issue Memorial Day message

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III send the following Memorial Day message to the Airmen of the U.S. Air Force and their families
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