LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas—Tech. Sgt. Thomas Cooper, 47th Security Forces Squadron, stands in silent vigil over a display honoring America's Prisoners of War and Missing in Action Sept. 19 at Laughlin AFB, Texas. Laughlin Airmen stood guard at the base flagpole in 30-minute shifts from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. in observation of National POW/MIA Remembrance Day, held the third Friday in September. Sgt. Cooper had the final shift guarding the flag before it was retired during a special retreat ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Courtney Kippenberger)

PHOTO BY: st Lt. Courtney Kippenberger
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