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Defenders host ruck march to honor veterans

U.S. Air Force Capt. Samantha Giebel, 81st Security Forces Squadron operations officer, welcomes attendees to the 81st SFS Veterans Day Ruck March at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Nov. 9, 2018. The 6.8 mile ruck march was held in honor of all veterans and victims of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Samantha Giebel, 81st Security Forces Squadron operations officer, welcomes attendees to the 81st SFS Veterans Day Ruck March at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Nov. 9, 2018. The 6.8 mile ruck march was held in honor of all veterans and victims of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 81st Security Forces Squadron participate in the 81st SFS Veterans Day Ruck March at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Nov. 9, 2018. The 6.8 mile ruck march was held in honor of all veterans and victims of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 81st Security Forces Squadron participate in the 81st SFS Veterans Day Ruck March at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Nov. 9, 2018. The 6.8 mile ruck march was held in honor of all veterans and victims of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 81st Security Forces Squadron participate in the 81st SFS Veterans Day Ruck March at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Nov. 9, 2018. The 6.8 mile ruck march was held in honor of all veterans and victims of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 81st Security Forces Squadron participate in the 81st SFS Veterans Day Ruck March at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Nov. 9, 2018. The 6.8 mile ruck march was held in honor of all veterans and victims of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Samantha Giebel, 81st Security Forces Squadron operations officer, delivers the oath of enlistment to Senior Airman James Vaughan IV, 81st SFS unit trainer, at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Nov. 9, 2018. Vaughan reenilisted prior to the 81st SFS Veterans Day Ruck March, which was held in honor of all veterans and victims of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Samantha Giebel, 81st Security Forces Squadron operations officer, delivers the oath of enlistment to Senior Airman James Vaughan IV, 81st SFS unit trainer, at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Nov. 9, 2018. Vaughan reenilisted prior to the 81st SFS Veterans Day Ruck March, which was held in honor of all veterans and victims of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Samantha Giebel, 81st Security Forces Squadron operations officer, welcomes attendees to the 81st SFS Veterans Day Ruck March at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Nov. 9, 2018. The 6.8 mile ruck march was held in honor of all veterans and victims of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Samantha Giebel, 81st Security Forces Squadron operations officer, welcomes attendees to the 81st SFS Veterans Day Ruck March at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Nov. 9, 2018. The 6.8 mile ruck march was held in honor of all veterans and victims of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 81st Security Forces Squadron participate in the 81st SFS Veterans Day Ruck March at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Nov. 9, 2018. The 6.8 mile ruck march was held in honor of all veterans and victims of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 81st Security Forces Squadron participate in the 81st SFS Veterans Day Ruck March at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Nov. 9, 2018. The 6.8 mile ruck march was held in honor of all veterans and victims of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. --