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SALUTING THE BRAVE: Procession For Fallen Fairchild Airmen

AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - On Thursday dozens of people lined the streets in Airway Heights to pay their respects to Capt. Victoria Pinckney and Tech. Sgt. Herman "Tre" Mackey III as their bodies were transported to Spokane ahead of Tuesday's public memorial. The two Airmen, along with Capt. Mark Tyler Voss, lost their lives onboard a KC-135 tanker that crashed May 3rd in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan.

The public memorial service will be held at the INB Performing Arts Center at 1pm, Tuesday, May 28th.

 

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