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Yokota Airmen honor Veterans in retreat ceremony

Yokota Airmen honor Veterans in retreat ceremony

Yokota Honor Guard members practice before a Veterans Day ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 8, 2019. Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans and coincides with Armistice Day and Remembrance Day which are celebrated in other countries, marking the anniversary of the end of World War I. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brieana E Bolfing)

Yokota Airmen honor Veterans in retreat ceremony

A plaque from Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9555 stands in front of the flag pole during a Veterans Day Ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 8, 2019. Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans and coincides with Armistice Day and Remembrance Day which are celebrated in other countries, marking the anniversary of the end of World War I. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brieana E Bolfing)

Yokota Airmen honor Veterans in retreat ceremony

Youth members from various scouting organizations stand in formation during a Veterans Day ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 8, 2019. Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans; the local Girl and Boy Scout troops took part in the ceremony to show their respects. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brieana E Bolfing)

Yokota Airmen honor Veterans in retreat ceremony

Yokota Honor Guard members stand in formation during a Veterans Day Ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 8, 2019. Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans and coincides with Armistice Day and Remembrance Day which are celebrated in other countries, marking the anniversary of the end of World War I. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brieana E Bolfing)

Yokota Airmen honor Veterans in retreat ceremony

Military personnel salute in formation during a Veterans Day ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 8, 2019. Members from each group at Yokota took their place in formation for the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brieana E Bolfing)

Yokota Airmen honor Veterans in retreat ceremony

Service members salute during a ceremony for Veterans Day at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 8, 2019. Members from each group at Yokota took their place in the formation for the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brieana E Bolfing)

Yokota Airmen honor Veterans in retreat ceremony

A veteran salutes in formation during a Veterans Day ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 8, 2019. Members of the Foreign Wars Post 9555 took part in the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brieana E Bolfing)

Yokota Airmen honor Veterans in retreat ceremony

A veteran salutes a wreath during a Veterans Day ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 8, 2019. The wreath is presented annually at any of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9555 to honor those who gave their lives while serving in the armed forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brieana E Bolfing)

Yokota Airmen honor Veterans in retreat ceremony

A member from the Boy Scouts Troop 45 places a flag during a Veterans Day ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 8, 2019. Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans and coincides with Armistice Day and Remembrance Day which are celebrated in other countries, marking the anniversary of the end of World War I. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brieana E Bolfing)

Yokota Airmen honor Veterans in retreat ceremony
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Col. Otis Jones, 374th Airlift Wing commander, gives a speech during a Veterans Day ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 8, 2019. Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans and coincides with Armistice Day and Remembrance Day which are celebrated in other countries, marking the anniversary of the end of World War I. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brieana E Bolfing)

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A member of the U.S. Pacific Air Forces band plays Taps during a Veterans Day Ceremony, Nov. 10, 2017, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Taps is a bugle call originally used to signal lights out but is now played during various military ceremonies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brieana E Bolfing)

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Yokota Honor Guard members practice before a Veterans Day ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 8, 2019. Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans and coincides with Armistice Day and Remembrance Day which are celebrated in other countries, marking the anniversary of the end of World War I. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brieana E Bolfing)