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Fireworks light the sky at Yokota Air Base, Japan, during the 2016 Japanese-American Friendship Festival Sept. 18, 2016. Thousands of people attend the festival every year to learn more about the U.S. military and American culture. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Delano Scott)
Operation Enduring Freedom
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Michael Meyer performs preflight checks on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Oct. 30, 2015. Myers is commander, 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron. U.S. Air Force.
Photo by Tech. Sgt. Joseph Swafford.
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“Winning in Afghanistan is having a country that is stable enough to ensure that there is no safe haven for Al Qaida or for a militant Taliban that welcomes Al Qaida. That’s really the measure of success for the United States.” — Leon Panetta, ABC Interview, June 27, 2016
Death March Survivor Walks
Survivors of the Bataan Death March are standing in the background, including retired U.S. Army Col. Ben Skardon, 98, in yellow jacket, who was the only survivor to walk in this years' memorial march.
Photo by Staff Sgt. Ken Scar.