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Squadron marks 30 years of honoring fallen comrades

NEAR CAPONES ISLAND, Philippines -- Tech Sgt. Christopher Hughes (left) and Senior Master Sgt. Randy Perreault, both loadmasters with the 1st Special Operations Squadron, prepare to release a wreath in memorial of STRAY 59 while on aboard an MC-130H Combat Talon II Feb. 26. The flight was to honor fallen brethren that were lost 30 years ago when a 1st SOS MC-130E, call sign STRAY 59, crashed during an exercise killing eight crew members and 15 passengers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen
VIRIN: 110226-F-UI176-602.JPG
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