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Members of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing gather for a monthly retreat ceremony on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 5, 2019.

Members of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing gather for a monthly retreat ceremony on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 5, 2019. During the ceremony, the names of members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in theater are honored, followed by the playing of Taps, retreat then sounds and the flag is lowered as the National Anthem is sung. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jocelyn A. Ford)

Members bow their heads as Chaplin Maj. Peter Landers, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, delivers an invocation prior to a monthly ceremony on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 5, 2019.

Members bow their heads as Chaplin Maj. Peter Landers, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, delivers an invocation prior to a monthly ceremony on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 5, 2019. During the ceremony, the names of members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in theater are honored, followed by the playing of Taps, retreat then sounds and the flag is lowered as the national anthem is sung. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jocelyn A. Ford)

Staff Sgt. Ashley Ihrig, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Personnel Support for Contingency Operations NCO in charge and Deliberate and Crisis Action Planning and Execution Segments operator, sings the national anthem as the American flag is lowered during a monthly ceremony on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 5, 2019.

Staff Sgt. Ashley Ihrig, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Personnel Support for Contingency Operations NCO in charge and Deliberate and Crisis Action Planning and Execution Segments operator, sings the national anthem as the American flag is lowered during a monthly ceremony on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 5, 2019. During the ceremony, the names of members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in theater are honored, followed by the playing of Taps, retreat then sounds and the flag is lowered as the national anthem is sung. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Tech. Sgt. Jocelyn A. Ford)

Staff Sgt. Ashley Ihrig, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Personnel Support for Contingency Operations NCO in charge and Deliberate and Crisis Action Planning and Execution Segments operator, sings the national anthem as the American flag is lowered during a monthly ceremony on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 5, 2019.

Staff Sgt. Ashley Ihrig, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Personnel Support for Contingency Operations NCO in charge and Deliberate and Crisis Action Planning and Execution Segments operator, sings the national anthem as the American flag is lowered during a monthly ceremony on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 5, 2019. During the ceremony, the names of members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in theater are honored, followed by the playing of Taps, retreat then sounds and the flag is lowered as the national anthem is sung. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Tech. Sgt. Jocelyn A. Ford)

The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Honor Guard flag detail volunteers fold the American flag as part of a monthly retreat ceremony on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 5, 2019.

The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Honor Guard flag detail volunteers fold the American flag as part of a monthly retreat ceremony on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 5, 2019. During the ceremony, the names of members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in theater are honored, followed by the playing of Taps, retreat then sounds and the flag is lowered as the national anthem is sung. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Tech. Sgt. Jocelyn A. Ford)

Members of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Honor Guard flag detail pay respects to the flag during a monthly retreat ceremony on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 5, 2019.

Members of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Honor Guard flag detail pay respects to the flag during a monthly retreat ceremony on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 5, 2019. During the ceremony, the names of members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in theater are honored, followed by the playing of Taps, retreat then sounds and the flag is lowered as the national anthem is sung. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jocelyn A. Ford)

Members of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Honor Guard flag detail secure the flag proceeding a monthly retreat ceremony on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 5, 2019.

Members of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Honor Guard flag detail secure the flag proceeding a monthly retreat ceremony on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 5, 2019. During the ceremony, the names of members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in theater are honored, followed by the playing of Taps, retreat then sounds and the flag is lowered as the national anthem is sung. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jocelyn A. Ford)

Members of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Honor Guard flag detail march past the POW/MIA T-wall at the conclusion of a monthly retreat ceremony on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 5, 2019.

Members of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Honor Guard flag detail march past the POW/MIA T-wall at the conclusion of a monthly retreat ceremony on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 5, 2019. During the ceremony, the names of members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in theater are honored, followed by the playing of Taps, retreat then sounds and the flag is lowered as the national anthem is sung. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jocelyn A. Ford)

AL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates -- Members of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing gather for a monthly retreat ceremony on Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, April 5, 2019. During the ceremony, the names of members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in theater are honored, followed by the playing of Taps, retreat then sounds and the flag is lowered as the National Anthem is sung. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jocelyn A. Ford)