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SALUTING THE BRAVE: Fallen Airmen Return Back To The United States

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The body of Capt. Victoria Pinckney being taken off the plane The body of Capt. Victoria Pinckney being taken off the plane

KHQ.COM - The bodies of three Fairchild crew members are back on American soil to be buried in their final resting places. Their bodies arrived over the weekend at Dover Air Force Base.

Capt. Mark Tyler Voss, Tech Sgt. Herman Mackey III and Capt. Victoria Pinckney were honored at a ceremony on Friday at the transit center at Manas in Bishkek where they were stationed.    

As pictured in the story, the family of Victoria Pinckney decided to have media coverage of the dignified transfer of her body.

Their tanker crashed on May 3rd in the rugged mountains of Kyrgyzstan. It's still not clear what caused the crash.

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