An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

HomeNewsArticle Display

Fallen police officers and security forces members remembered

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Staff Sgt. Rodney Franken, a 30th Security Forces Squadron member, stands guard during the Candlelight Vigil Ceremony at Missile V here Thursday, May 19, 2011.  The ceremony was held in honor of fallen law enforcement personnel during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Staff Sgt. Rodney Franken, a 30th Security Forces Squadron member, stands guard during the Candlelight Vigil Ceremony at Missile V here Thursday, May 19, 2011. The ceremony was held in honor of fallen law enforcement personnel during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Members of the 30th Security Forces Squadron perform a changing of the guard during the Candlelight Vigil Ceremony at Missile V here Thursday, May 19, 2011.  The ceremony was held in honor of fallen policemen during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Members of the 30th Security Forces Squadron perform a changing of the guard during the Candlelight Vigil Ceremony at Missile V here Thursday, May 19, 2011. The ceremony was held in honor of fallen policemen during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Airman 1st Class Alejandra Solis-Morales, a 30th Security Forces Squadron member, lights a candle for a fallen police officer during the Candlelight Vigil Ceremony at Missile V here Thursday, May 19, 2011.  The ceremony was held in honor of fallen policemen during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Airman 1st Class Alejandra Solis-Morales, a 30th Security Forces Squadron member, lights a candle for a fallen police officer during the Candlelight Vigil Ceremony at Missile V here Thursday, May 19, 2011. The ceremony was held in honor of fallen policemen during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The Vandenberg community participates in the Candlelight Vigil Ceremony at Missile V here Thursday, May 19, 2011.  The ceremony was held for fallen police officers and Air Force Security Forces members.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The Vandenberg community participates in the Candlelight Vigil Ceremony at Missile V here Thursday, May 19, 2011. The ceremony was held for fallen police officers and Air Force Security Forces members. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Candles glow in the night for fallen police officers and security forces members during the Candlelight Vigil Ceremony at Missile V here Thursday, May 19, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Candles glow in the night for fallen police officers and security forces members during the Candlelight Vigil Ceremony at Missile V here Thursday, May 19, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)