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Buckley Airmen march for Memorial Day

Buckley Air Force Base Airmen march by the Colorado State Capitol Building during the 2013 Memorial Day Parade May 25, 2013, in Denver. The formation of Buckley Airmen was one of approximately 40 entries in the annual parade hosted by the Denver United Veterans Council. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar/Released)

Buckley Air Force Base Airmen march by the Colorado State Capitol Building during the 2013 Memorial Day Parade May 25, 2013, in Denver. The formation of Buckley Airmen was one of approximately 40 entries in the annual parade hosted by the Denver United Veterans Council. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar/Released)

A Marine Corps color guard marches the colors down Broadway Ave. during the 2013 Memorial Day Parade May 25, 2013, in Denver. Approximately 40 parade participants traveled the parade route in recognition of Memorial Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar/Released)

A Marine Corps color guard marches the colors down Broadway Ave. during the 2013 Memorial Day Parade May 25, 2013, in Denver. Approximately 40 parade participants traveled the parade route in recognition of Memorial Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar/Released)

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock makes a Memorial Day proclamation to spectators during the 2013 Memorial Day Parade May 25, 2013, in Denver. The parade, hosted by the Denver United Veterans Council, paid tribute to those who lost their lives while serving the U.S. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar/Released)

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock makes a Memorial Day proclamation to spectators during the 2013 Memorial Day Parade May 25, 2013, in Denver. The parade, hosted by the Denver United Veterans Council, paid tribute to those who lost their lives while serving the U.S. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar/Released)

Capt. Justin Hochstein, Buckley Air Force Base formation leader, salutes as he passes Col. Dan Dant, 460th Space Wing commander, on the review stand during the 2013 Memorial Day Parade May 25, 2013, in Denver. Twenty-four Airmen from the 460th Space Wing and other Buckley partner units marched the parade route in observance of Memorial Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar/Released)

Capt. Justin Hochstein, Buckley Air Force Base formation leader, salutes as he passes Col. Dan Dant, 460th Space Wing commander, on the review stand during the 2013 Memorial Day Parade May 25, 2013, in Denver. Twenty-four Airmen from the 460th Space Wing and other Buckley partner units marched the parade route in observance of Memorial Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar/Released)

Spectators fly flags and wave during the 2013 Memorial Day Parade May 25, 2013, in Denver. Numerous spectators lined the streets near Civic Center Park to watch the approximately 40 parade entries. The parade was followed by a Veterans Memorial Day Tribute at the Colorado Veterans Monument on Broadway Ave. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar/Released)

Spectators fly flags and wave during the 2013 Memorial Day Parade May 25, 2013, in Denver. Numerous spectators lined the streets near Civic Center Park to watch the approximately 40 parade entries. The parade was followed by a Veterans Memorial Day Tribute at the Colorado Veterans Monument on Broadway Ave. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar/Released)

Distinguished guests of the 2013 Memorial Day Parade salute or hold their hands over their hearts as a U.S. flag passes the parade review stand May 25, 2013 in Denver. Spectators saluted, applauded and waved at the approximately 40 parade entries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar/Released)

Distinguished guests of the 2013 Memorial Day Parade salute or hold their hands over their hearts as a U.S. flag passes the parade review stand May 25, 2013 in Denver. Spectators saluted, applauded and waved at the approximately 40 parade entries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar/Released)

A girl watching the parade waves U.S. and Colorado flags as the 2013 Memorial Day Parade Master of Ceremonies announces the next parade entry May 25, 2013, in Denver. There were approximately 40 entries in the parade, which paid tribute to those who lost their lives while serving the U.S. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar/Released)

A girl watching the parade waves U.S. and Colorado flags as the 2013 Memorial Day Parade Master of Ceremonies announces the next parade entry May 25, 2013, in Denver. There were approximately 40 entries in the parade, which paid tribute to those who lost their lives while serving the U.S. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar/Released)

Members of the American Legion Post 23 prepare to raise the flag during the Veterans Memorial Day Tribute May 25, 2013, at the Colorado Veterans Monument in Denver. The tribute followed the 2013 Memorial Day parade, which included approximately 40 paying tribute to servicemen and women who lost their lives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar/Released)

Members of the American Legion Post 23 prepare to raise the flag during the Veterans Memorial Day Tribute May 25, 2013, at the Colorado Veterans Monument in Denver. The tribute followed the 2013 Memorial Day parade, which included approximately 40 paying tribute to servicemen and women who lost their lives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar/Released)

Salutes are rendered as the U.S. flag is raised at the Colorado Veterans Monument for a Veterans Memorial Day Tribute May 25, 2013, in Denver. The Prisoner-of-War/Missing-in-Action flag was also raised during the tribute, which followed the 2013 Memorial Day Parade honoring those who lost their lives while serving the U.S. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar/Released)

Salutes are rendered as the U.S. flag is raised at the Colorado Veterans Monument for a Veterans Memorial Day Tribute May 25, 2013, in Denver. The Prisoner-of-War/Missing-in-Action flag was also raised during the tribute, which followed the 2013 Memorial Day Parade honoring those who lost their lives while serving the U.S. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar/Released)

DENVER -- Twenty-four Airmen from the 460th Space Wing and Buckley partner units marched in the 2013 Memorial Day Parade May 25 in Denver. The formation was one of approximately 40 entries in the parade, which was hosted by the Denver United Veterans Council.

At the conclusion of the parade, a U.S. flag was raised during a Veterans Memorial Day Tribute at the Colorado Veterans Monument.

The parade and tribute honored the servicemen and women who lost their lives while serving the U.S.
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