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A flag rests in a memorial wreath during a Veterans Day Celebration ceremony in Sumter, South Carolina, Nov. 11, 2017. Shaw, Sumter celebrate veterans
The Sumter County Veterans Association and local residents hosted a Veterans Day Celebration in Sumter, South Carolina, Nov. 11.
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U.S. Air Force Col. Daniel Lasica, 20th Fighter Wing commander, high-fives a child during a Veterans Day parade, Sumter, S.C., Nov. 11, 2016. Airmen from the 20th FW participated in the parade alongside other representatives from surrounding communities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kelsey Tucker) Sumter salutes veterans
This week’s flashback Friday focuses on the patriotism of Sumter, South Carolina, residents.
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Honor Guard accoutrements are displayed in a box prior to a 20th Force Support Squadron Honor Guard graduation at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Oct. 30, 2017. Honor guardsmen graduate
Sixteen Airmen temporarily assigned to the 20th Force Support Squadron Honor Guard graduated from a two-week training course at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Oct. 30.
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A U.S. flag is placed next to a memorial for Lt. Ervin Shaw, the Airman for whom Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., is named, at Sumter Cemetery in Sumter, S.C., May 27, 2017. Airmen from the 20th Fighter Wing cleaned the gravesites of heroes buried there during a restoration project in remembrance of fallen service members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Destinee Sweeney) Honoring fallen every day
Memorial Day, created in the years following the Civil War and officially declared a national holiday in 1971, is a day of remembrance honoring U.S. military members who paid the ultimate price.
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