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Battle of Britain commemoration service held at Al Udeid Air Base

  • Published
  • By Tech. Sgt. Bradly A. Schneider
  • 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs
United Kingdom Air Component Commander and Air Officer Commanding 83 Expeditionary Air Group, Air Commodore Johnny Stringer, facing the camera, returns a salute from the Commanding Officer of 901 Expeditionary Air Wing as UK members, formation on the left, and various leaders from the coalition forces stand at attention at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Sept. 16, 2017. The sunset ceremony was held to commemorate the end of the Battle of Britain when the Royal Air Force successfully defended the United Kingdom from attacks by the German Luftwaffe in 1940. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Bradly A. Schneider/Released)