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Peterson AFB remembers

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Members of the Vosler NCO Academy raise the American flag during a ceremony to commemorate POW/MIA Remembrance Week at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Sept. 13, 2016. The POW/MIA flag was flown for 24-hours, taken down and carried in a 24-hour run and then returned to VNCOA where it was flown for the rest of the week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Grimm)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Members of the Vosler NCO Academy raise the American flag during a ceremony to commemorate POW/MIA Remembrance Week at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Sept. 13, 2016. The POW/MIA flag was flown for 24-hours, taken down and carried in a 24-hour run and then returned to VNCOA where it was flown for the rest of the week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Grimm)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Members of the Vosler NCO Academy perform a flag raising ceremony to commemorate POW/MIA Remembrance Week at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Sept. 13, 2016. The POW/MIA flag was flown for 24-hours, taken down and carried in a 24-hour run and then returned to VNCOA where it was flown for the rest of the week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Grimm)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Members of the Vosler NCO Academy perform a flag raising ceremony to commemorate POW/MIA Remembrance Week at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Sept. 13, 2016. The POW/MIA flag was flown for 24-hours, taken down and carried in a 24-hour run and then returned to VNCOA where it was flown for the rest of the week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Grimm)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Noncommissioned officers attending the Vosler NCO Academy lower the POW/MIA flag during a retreat ceremony at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Sept. 13, 2016. After the ceremony, Team Pete members ran with the flag for 24 consecutive hours to honor lives lost and those who went missing in battle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Noncommissioned officers attending the Vosler NCO Academy lower the POW/MIA flag during a retreat ceremony at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Sept. 13, 2016. After the ceremony, Team Pete members ran with the flag for 24 consecutive hours to honor lives lost and those who went missing in battle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Col. Doug Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Mark Bronson, 21st Space Wing command chief, kick off the 24-hour POW/MIA run at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Sept. 13, 2016. Individuals, flights and squadrons all participated in the 24-hour POW/MIA run to honor lives lost and those missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Col. Doug Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Mark Bronson, 21st Space Wing command chief, kick off the 24-hour POW/MIA run at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Sept. 13, 2016. Individuals, flights and squadrons all participated in the 24-hour POW/MIA run to honor lives lost and those missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Dawn Francois, widow of a former POW, tells her husband’s story during the POW/MIA ceremony at the base chapel at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Sept. 16, 2016. Francois spoke about her husband’s experiences as a POW and how he coped when he returned. (U.S. Air Force photo by Philip Carter)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Dawn Francois, widow of a former POW, tells her husband’s story during the POW/MIA ceremony at the base chapel at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Sept. 16, 2016. Francois spoke about her husband’s experiences as a POW and how he coped when he returned. (U.S. Air Force photo by Philip Carter)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Col. Doug Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, presents small plaques and flowers to Ruth Wilber Sheaves and Dawn Francois, both widows of former POWs, during a POW/MIA ceremony at the base chapel at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Sept. 16, 2016. The ceremony was held to remember the lives lost and those missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Philip Carter)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Col. Doug Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, presents small plaques and flowers to Ruth Wilber Sheaves and Dawn Francois, both widows of former POWs, during a POW/MIA ceremony at the base chapel at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Sept. 16, 2016. The ceremony was held to remember the lives lost and those missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Philip Carter)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Members of the Vosler NCO Academy raise the American flag during a ceremony to commemorate POW/MIA Remembrance Week at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Sept. 13, 2016. The POW/MIA flag was flown for 24-hours, taken down and carried in a 24-hour run and then returned to VNCOA where it was flown for the rest of the week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Grimm)

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