U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, and Col. Joseph Wenckus, 86th Airlift Wing vice commander, pose with a U.S. military veteran dressed in a WWII-era uniform in honor of the 75th anniversary of D-Day in Sainte-Mère-Église, France, June 6, 2019. Behind them is the church of which U.S. Army Private John Steele’s parachute snagged on the tower during the D-Day invasion. Steele would be captured by German forces but would escape captivity four days later and return with the 82nd Airborne Division. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristof J. Rixmann)
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