Master Sgt. Iain J. Morrison, 554th Red Horse Squadron engineering flight superintendent, plays “Amazing Grace” on the bagpipes, Dec. 13, 2013, on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, in remembrance of service members who gave their lives in Operation Linebacker II. The ceremony observed the 41st year of the campaign that led to the end of the Vietnam War. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Emily A. Bradley/Released)
Staff Sgt. Douglas Bailey, Staff Sgt. Michael Caponi and Senior Airman Nichole Polinski operate a 105 mm M102 Howitzer Nov. 27, 2013, while flying a close-air-support mission over Southeast Afghanistan. The Airmen are 16th Expeditionary Special Operations Squadron AC-130H Spectre gunship gunners. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson)
U.S. Army Reserve soldiers render final honors at a Fallen Warrior ceremony at Fort Bragg, N.C. Jan. 10, 2012. The command's soldiers and civilian employees honored seven Army Reserve soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq and Afghanistan.
For the one's who will never feel their homeland below their feet again... We salute and honor you.
A little boy sits and holds the hand of U.S. Army Sgt. Resolve Savage, from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 158th Infantry Regiment, Arizona National Guard, while he pulls security outside of a hospital during a medical capabilities program and humanitarian assistance supply hand out in the Nuristan province of Afghanistan June 28, 2007. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Isaac A. Graham)
Maj. Megan McClung // I Marine Expeditionary Force // KIA December 2006 // Ramadi, Iraq. // She was the first female United States Marine Corps officer killed in combat during the Iraq War. // She was also the first female graduate of the United States Naval Academy to be killed in action since the school was founded in 1845.