The District of Colombia Air National Guard's 113th Wing launched the Air Guard's first F-16 deployment to Afghanistan, departing from JB Andrews, Md., Oct. 11, 2011. Here, an F-16 from the wing's 121st Fighter Squadron takes on fuel from an Air Force Reserve Command KC-135 tanker from Andrews' 459th Air Refueling Wing.
Memorial Day is a time to remember all those who died fighting for their country, just like A1C William Pitsenbarger, an Air Force pararescueman who took part in more than 250 rescue missions before he was killed at the age of 21. His selflessness and valor in the Vietnam War earned him an Air Force Cross and, eventually, a Medal of Honor.
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