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NEWS | Dec. 21, 2016

Wreaths Across America honors fallen heroes

By Airman 1st Class Kaylee Dubois 633rd Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Retired U.S. Navy Master Chief Paul Abney, USS Cole survivor, honors his lost crew mates while U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Hooper, USS James E. Williams information systems administrator, salutes during a National Wreaths Across America Remembrance ceremony at Hampton National Cemetery in Hampton, Va., Dec. 17, 2016. Referring to the anonymous quote, “A person dies twice: once when they take their final break, and later, the last time their name is spoken,” volunteers were encouraged to say the names of the veterans as they placed the wreaths at their graves. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kaylee Dubois)