CJTF-HOA joins ceremony to honor those who gave all

A cross with a poppy lies on grave of former Royal Canadian Air Force Pilot Lawrence Maguire during a Remembrance Day ceremony at the Djibouti New European Cemetery near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 7, 2017. Maguire was the first member of the RCAF who was killed in action in the African theater of operations and was one of thousands of Americans who volunteered to fight for the RCAF in World War II before the U.S. officially entered the war. Remembrance Day is held annually in honor of the military men and women who have lost their lives in the line of duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore)
A cross with a poppy lies on grave of former Royal Canadian Air Force Pilot Lawrence Maguire during a Remembrance Day ceremony at the Djibouti New European Cemetery near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 7, 2017. Maguire was the first member of the RCAF who was killed in action in the African theater of operations and was one of thousands of Americans who volunteered to fight for the RCAF in World War II before the U.S. officially entered the war. Remembrance Day is held annually in honor of the military men and women who have lost their lives in the line of duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore)
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CJTF-HOA joins ceremony to honor those who gave all

Service members from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa joined other representatives of the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, and the European Union as they honored service members who gave their lives during wartime at a Remembrance Day ceremony held at the Djibouti New European Cemetery near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 7, 2017.

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