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Never forgotten: Keesler pays tribute to POW/MIA

A wreath is on display during the POW/MIA remembrance luncheon inside the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event, hosted by the Air Force Sergeants Association, was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

A wreath is on display during the POW/MIA remembrance luncheon inside the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event, hosted by the Air Force Sergeants Association, was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Timothy Gibson, 602nd Training Group (Provisional) superintendent, participates in Keesler’s POW/MIA 24-hour memorial run and vigil at the Crotwell Track on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 18, 2019. This event is held annually to raise awareness and pay tribute to all prisoners of war and the military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Timothy Gibson, 602nd Training Group (Provisional) superintendent, participates in Keesler’s POW/MIA 24-hour memorial run and vigil at the Crotwell Track on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 18, 2019. This event is held annually to raise awareness and pay tribute to all prisoners of war and the military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler Airmen participate in the POW/MIA retreat ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler Airmen participate in the POW/MIA retreat ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler Airmen participate in folding the U.S. Flag during the POW/MIA retreat ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler Airmen participate in folding the U.S. Flag during the POW/MIA retreat ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler Airmen participate in folding the U.S. Flag during the POW/MIA retreat ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler Airmen participate in folding the U.S. Flag during the POW/MIA retreat ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Joshua Radel, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron clinic pharmacist, renders a salute during the POW/MIA retreat ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Joshua Radel, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron clinic pharmacist, renders a salute during the POW/MIA retreat ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler Airmen stand in formation during the POW/MIA retreat ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler Airmen stand in formation during the POW/MIA retreat ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

The U.S. Flag waves in the wind during the POW/MIA retreat ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

The U.S. Flag waves in the wind during the POW/MIA retreat ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Mike Leonard, Biloxi city administrator, reads a "Prisoner Of War and Missing In Action Remembrance Day in the City of Biloxi" proclamation during the POW/MIA remembrance luncheon inside the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event, hosted by the Air Force Sergeants Association, was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Mike Leonard, Biloxi city administrator, reads a "Prisoner Of War and Missing In Action Remembrance Day in the City of Biloxi" proclamation during the POW/MIA remembrance luncheon inside the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event, hosted by the Air Force Sergeants Association, was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Osby, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron superintendent, delivers remarks during the POW/MIA retreat ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
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U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Osby, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron superintendent, delivers remarks during the POW/MIA retreat ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew Ketterling, 81st Aerospace Medicine Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, attends the POW/MIA remembrance luncheon inside the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event, hosted by the Air Force Sergeants Association, was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew Ketterling, 81st Aerospace Medicine Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, attends the POW/MIA remembrance luncheon inside the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event, hosted by the Air Force Sergeants Association, was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Diane Moore, daughter of U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Thomas Moore, POW/MIA Vietnam, delivers remarks during the POW/MIA remembrance luncheon inside the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event, hosted by the Air Force Sergeants Association, was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
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Diane Moore, daughter of U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Thomas Moore, POW/MIA Vietnam, delivers remarks during the POW/MIA remembrance luncheon inside the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. The event, hosted by the Air Force Sergeants Association, was held to raise awareness and to pay tribute to all prisoners of war and those military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of Second Air Force participate in Keesler’s POW/MIA 24-hour memorial run and vigil at the Crotwell Track on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 18, 2019. This event is held annually to raise awareness and pay tribute to all prisoners of war and the military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
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Members of Second Air Force participate in Keesler’s POW/MIA 24-hour memorial run and vigil at the Crotwell Track on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 18, 2019. This event is held annually to raise awareness and pay tribute to all prisoners of war and the military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Sean Brasier, Second Air Force command military training leader, reads the names of those who were prisoners of war or are missing in action during Keesler’s POW/MIA 24-hour memorial run and vigil at the Crotwell Track on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 18, 2019. This event is held annually to raise awareness and pay tribute to all prisoners of war and the military members still missing in action.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
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U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Sean Brasier, Second Air Force command military training leader, reads the names of those who were prisoners of war or are missing in action during Keesler’s POW/MIA 24-hour memorial run and vigil at the Crotwell Track on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 18, 2019. This event is held annually to raise awareness and pay tribute to all prisoners of war and the military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Flags line the track during Keesler’s POW/MIA 24-hour memorial run and vigil at the Crotwell Track on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 18, 2019. This event is held annually to raise awareness and pay tribute to all prisoners of war and the military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
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Flags line the track during Keesler’s POW/MIA 24-hour memorial run and vigil at the Crotwell Track on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 18, 2019. This event is held annually to raise awareness and pay tribute to all prisoners of war and the military members still missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

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