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Eielson holds POW/MIA ceremony

Walter Crary, left, Bryan Hinton and U.S. Air Force Col. Todd Robbins, right, 354th Fighter Wing vice commander, salute a wreath during a POW/MIA ceremony Sept. 15, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The wreath symbolizes remembrance of all prisoners of war and missing in action military member’s sacrifice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eric M. Fisher)

Walter Crary, left, Bryan Hinton and U.S. Air Force Col. Todd Robbins, right, 354th Fighter Wing vice commander, salute a wreath during a POW/MIA ceremony Sept. 15, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The wreath symbolizes remembrance of all prisoners of war and missing in action military member’s sacrifice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eric M. Fisher)

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 354th Fighter Wing lower state flags during a POW/MIA Ceremony Sept. 15, 2017 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. POW/MIA Recognition day is typically recognized on the third Friday of September every year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eric M. Fishe

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 354th Fighter Wing lower state flags during a POW/MIA Ceremony Sept. 15, 2017 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. POW/MIA Recognition day is typically recognized on the third Friday of September every year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eric M. Fisher)

U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 354th Fighter Wing Honor Guard carry the American Flag after retreat Sept. 15, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The first POW/MIA Recognition Day was in 1979. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eric M. Fisher)

U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 354th Fighter Wing Honor Guard carry the American Flag after retreat Sept. 15, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The first POW/MIA Recognition Day was in 1979. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eric M. Fisher)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Walter Crary, left, Bryan Hinton and U.S. Air Force Col. Todd Robbins, right, 354th Fighter Wing vice commander, salute a wreath during a POW/MIA ceremony Sept. 15, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The wreath symbolizes remembrance of all prisoners of war and missing in action military member’s sacrifice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eric M. Fisher)