Veterans

September 17, 2012

Air Force leaders attend AFA remembrance ceremony


Air Force photograph by Jim Varhegyi

From the left: Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, Air Force Association Chairman of the Board S.Sanford Schlitt and the Senior Enlisted Leader to the Chief, National Guard Bureau CMSgt. Denise Jelinski-Hall render honors during a wreath laying ceremony commemorating this year’s fallen AFA members at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., Sept. 16, 2012.

Air Force photograph by Jim Varhegyi

Early morning light at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., Sept. 16, 2012, set the scene for a the Air Force Association’s annual wreath laying ceremony commemorating AFA members who died in the last year.

Air Force photograph by Jim Varhegyi

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, left, greets Air Force ROTC cadets from the Arnold Air Society prior to an Air Force Association wreath laying ceremony at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., Sept. 16, 2012.

Air Force photograph by Jim Varhegyi

Air Force senior leaders and members of the Air Force Association gathered at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., Sept. 16, 2012, for the Air Force Association’s annual wreath laying ceremony commemorating AFA members who died in the last year. On hand to lay the wreath were: Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, the Air Force Association’s Chairman of the Board S.Sanford Schlitt and the Senior Enlisted Leader to the Chief, National Guard Bureau CMSgt. Denise Jelinski-Hall.




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