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A Run to Remember kicks off

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Base leadership receive cards containing a short biography of fallen servicemembers before the opening lap of the A Run to Remember event at the Vandenberg track Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all servicemembers who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Base leadership receive cards containing a short biography of fallen servicemembers before the opening lap of the A Run to Remember event at the Vandenberg track Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all servicemembers who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The Vandenberg Honor Guard posts the colors during the opening ceremony of A Run to Remember here Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all servicemembers who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The Vandenberg Honor Guard posts the colors during the opening ceremony of A Run to Remember here Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all servicemembers who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing vice commander, gives opening remarks for the base's A Run to Remember event at the Vandenberg track Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all servicemembers who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing vice commander, gives opening remarks for the base's A Run to Remember event at the Vandenberg track Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all servicemembers who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Ms. Debbie Argel-Bastian, mother of fallen Air Force Capt. Derek Argel, gives opening remarks for the base's A Run to Remember event at the Vandenberg track Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all servicemembers who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Ms. Debbie Argel-Bastian, mother of fallen Air Force Capt. Derek Argel, gives opening remarks for the base's A Run to Remember event at the Vandenberg track Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all servicemembers who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Team V members stand at parade rest before A Run to Remember event kicks off at the Vandenberg track, here Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all service members who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Team V members stand at parade rest before A Run to Remember event kicks off at the Vandenberg track, here Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all service members who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Staff Sgt. Stephen Ohge, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron explosives ordnance disposal team leader, salutes the U.S. flag during A Run to Remember event at the Vandenberg track, here Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all service members who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Staff Sgt. Stephen Ohge, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron explosives ordnance disposal team leader, salutes the U.S. flag during A Run to Remember event at the Vandenberg track, here Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all service members who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing vice commander, walks with Gold Star Moms and Team V members during A Run to Remember event at the Vandenberg track, here Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all service members who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing vice commander, walks with Gold Star Moms and Team V members during A Run to Remember event at the Vandenberg track, here Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all service members who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Team Vandenberg kicks off the base's second A Run to Remember event 6 a.m. at the Vandenberg track, here Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all service members who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Team Vandenberg kicks off the base's second A Run to Remember event 6 a.m. at the Vandenberg track, here Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all service members who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Team V members run a mile during A Run to Remember event at the Vandenberg track, here Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all service members who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Team V members run a mile during A Run to Remember event at the Vandenberg track, here Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all service members who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Staff Sgt. Stephen Ohge, right, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team leader, runs in a bomb suit during the base's A Run to Remember event at the Vandenberg track Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. Sergeant Ohge's goal is to run 100 miles during A Run to Remember, an event to honor all servicemembers who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Staff Sgt. Stephen Ohge, right, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team leader, runs in a bomb suit during the base's A Run to Remember event at the Vandenberg track Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. Sergeant Ohge's goal is to run 100 miles during A Run to Remember, an event to honor all servicemembers who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Team V members run laps during the base's A Run to Remember event at the Vandenberg track here Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all service members who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - Team V members run laps during the base's A Run to Remember event at the Vandenberg track Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all servicemembers who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Team V members run laps during the base's A Run to Remember event at the Vandenberg track here Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all service members who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau) VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - Team V members run laps during the base's A Run to Remember event at the Vandenberg track Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The purpose of A Run to Remember is to honor all servicemembers who lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)