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VAFB honors fallen EOD member, SrA Johnson

A wreath sits at the memorial of Senior Airman Daniel Johnson to honor his life on the 10th anniversary of his passing, during a wreath laying ceremony Oct. 4, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Johnson was a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal Airman who was killed on duty during a deployment to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Locating Bravo in 2010. Johnson is survived by his wife, mother, father and brothers. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Hanah Abercrombie)

A wreath sits at the memorial of Senior Airman Daniel Johnson to honor his life on the 10th anniversary of his passing, during a wreath laying ceremony Oct. 4, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Johnson was a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal Airman who was killed on duty during a deployment to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Locating Bravo in 2010. Johnson is survived by his wife, mother, father and brothers. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Hanah Abercrombie)

Kristen Johnson and her family sit during the 10 year anniversary wreath laying ceremony honoring the life of her late husband, Senior Airman Daniel Johnson, Oct. 4, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Johnson was a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal Airman assigned to Vandenberg AFB who was killed on duty during a deployment to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Locating Bravo in 2010. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Hanah Abercrombie)

Kristen Johnson and her family sit during the 10 year anniversary wreath laying ceremony honoring the life of her late husband, Senior Airman Daniel Johnson, Oct. 4, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Johnson was a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal Airman assigned to Vandenberg AFB who was killed on duty during a deployment to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Locating Bravo in 2010. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Hanah Abercrombie)

30th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal Airmen and family members lay a wreath during the 10 year anniversary wreath laying ceremony honoring the life of Senior Airman Daniel Johnson Oct. 4, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Johnson was killed on duty during a deployment to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Locating Bravo in 2010. Operating from Combat Outpost Belanday, he cleared lines of communication, enabled freedom of maneuver and ensured coalition and local national safety. He was single-handedly responsible for saving the life of an Afghan National Army Soldier, who injured by a concealed booby-trap.   (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Hanah Abercrombie)

30th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal Airmen and family members lay a wreath during the 10 year anniversary wreath laying ceremony honoring the life of Senior Airman Daniel Johnson Oct. 4, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Johnson was killed on duty during a deployment to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Locating Bravo in 2010. Operating from Combat Outpost Belanday, he cleared lines of communication, enabled freedom of maneuver and ensured coalition and local national safety. He was single-handedly responsible for saving the life of an Afghan National Army Soldier, who injured by a concealed booby-trap. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Hanah Abercrombie)

30th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal Airmen and family members lay a wreath during the 10 year anniversary wreath laying ceremony honoring the life of Senior Airman Daniel Johnson Oct. 4, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Johnson was killed on duty during a deployment to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Locating Bravo in 2010. While deployed, he was single-handedly responsible for saving the life of an Afghan National Army Soldier, who was injured by a concealed booby-trap. To honor Johnson, Vandenberg AFB has named a road and dedicated a monument for him at the base entrance. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Hanah Abercrombie)

30th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal Airmen and family members lay a wreath during the 10 year anniversary wreath laying ceremony honoring the life of Senior Airman Daniel Johnson Oct. 4, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Johnson was killed on duty during a deployment to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Locating Bravo in 2010. While deployed, he was single-handedly responsible for saving the life of an Afghan National Army Soldier, who was injured by a concealed booby-trap. To honor Johnson, Vandenberg AFB has named a road and dedicated a monument for him at the base entrance. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Hanah Abercrombie)

Capt. Douglas Dixon, 30th Space Wing Chaplain, gives the invocation during the 10 year anniversary wreath laying ceremony, honoring the life of Senior Airman Daniel Johnson Oct. 4, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Johnson was a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal Airman assigned to Vandenberg AFB who was killed on duty during a deployment to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Locating Bravo in 2010. Johnson is survived by his wife, mother, father and brothers. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Hanah Abercrombie)

Capt. Douglas Dixon, 30th Space Wing Chaplain, gives the invocation during the 10 year anniversary wreath laying ceremony, honoring the life of Senior Airman Daniel Johnson Oct. 4, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Johnson was a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal Airman assigned to Vandenberg AFB who was killed on duty during a deployment to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Locating Bravo in 2010. Johnson is survived by his wife, mother, father and brothers. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Hanah Abercrombie)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --