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Flagpole dedication honors fallen warriors

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Richard Boltz, 30th Space Wing commander, speaks during the Beattie Park flag pole dedication in Lompoc Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011.  The flag pole was dedicated to honor fallen members of past and current wars.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Janet Kays)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Richard Boltz, 30th Space Wing commander, speaks during the Beattie Park flag pole dedication in Lompoc Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011. The flag pole was dedicated to honor fallen members of past and current wars. (U.S. Air Force photo/Janet Kays)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Members of the Vandenberg Honor Guard raise the flag during the Beattie Park flag pole dedication in Lompoc Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011.  The flag pole was dedicated to honor fallen members of past and current wars.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Janet Kays)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Members of the Vandenberg Honor Guard raise the flag during the Beattie Park flag pole dedication in Lompoc Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011. The flag pole was dedicated to honor fallen members of past and current wars. (U.S. Air Force photo/Janet Kays)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Efrem Zimbalist Jr., a World War II veteran, recites the poem "A Combat Soldiers Prayer" during the Beattie Park flag pole dedication in Lompoc Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011.  The flag pole was dedicated to honor fallen members of past and current wars.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Janet Kays)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Efrem Zimbalist Jr., a World War II veteran, recites the poem "A Combat Soldiers Prayer" during the Beattie Park flag pole dedication in Lompoc Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011. The flag pole was dedicated to honor fallen members of past and current wars. (U.S. Air Force photo/Janet Kays)