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A U.S. Marine Corps carry team transfers the remains of Marine Cpl. Brandon J. Alvarez of Newbury Park, California, June 10, 2021 at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Alvarez was assigned to FAST Co., Central Marine Corps Security Force Regiment, Bahrain. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jason Minto)
A U.S. Marine Corps carry team transfers the remains of Marine Sgt. Amanda N. Brazeal of Chunchula, Alabama, April 24, 2021 at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Brazeal was assigned to Marine Corps Embassy Security Group Region 2, Marine Corps Embassy Security Group Headquarters, Quantico, Virginia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jason Minto)
Lt. Gen Kelly’s visits AFMAO
Lt. Gen Kelly visits AFMAO
Lt. Gen Kelly visits AFMAO
Lt. Gen Kelly visits AFMAO
Lt. Gen Kelly visits AFMAO
Lt. Gen Kelly visits AFMAO
Lt. Gen Kelly visits AFMAO
Navy Culinary Specialist Apprentice Jaylon D. Moye honored in Dignified Transfer Apr. 23
Airmen should ensure that their vRED data is updated not only when they receive their yearly reminder, but also any time there is a change in their life, such as a marriage, divorce, or birth of a child. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jason Minto)
Airman practice marshalling during the Force Support Contingency Training-Mortuary course at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Mar. 23, 2021. During a dignified transfer, an Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations member is responsible for marshaling the fallen service member’s family’s transport vehicle into place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jason Minto)
Airman practice performing a dignified transfer during the Force Support Contingency Training-Mortuary course at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Mar. 23, 2021. A dignified transfer is the solemn movement honoring the return of a service member from the theater of operations where they have died back to American soil. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jason Minto)
Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations members demonstrate how to inspect caskets during the Force Support Contingency Training-Mortuary course at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Mar. 23, 2021. It is AFMAO's mission and privilege to fulfill the nation's sacred commitment of ensuring dignity, honor and respect to the fallen, and care, service and support to their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jason Minto)
Airmen salute at the Fisher House during the Force Support Contingency Training-Mortuary course at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Mar. 23, 2021. FSCT-M is a week-long course in which reserve Airmen are temporarily assigned to AFMAO to be introduced to the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jason Minto)
Airman practice a dignified transfer during the Force Support Contingency Training-Mortuary course at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Mar. 23, 2021. A dignified transfer is the solemn movement honoring the return of a service member from the theater of operations where they have died back to American soil. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jason Minto)
Lt. Col Kris Rennie, Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations deputy commander, welcomes Chief Master Sgt. Chad Bickley, Command Chief Master Sgt. of the 18th Air Force, during an orientation at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Feb. 11, 2021. During his visit Bickley said he was moved by AFMAO’s mission, and expressed his gratitude to the members that serve here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin N. Valmoja)
Chief Master Sgt. Chad Bickley, 18th Air Force command chief, receives a briefing from the Command, Control, and Communications team at Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations, Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Feb. 11, 2021. The C3 center is manned 24 hours a day in critical support of the AFMAO mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin N. Valmoja)
Senior Airman Marlyn Smith, Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations Fisher House manager on duty, shows the House’s quiet room to Chief Master Sgt. Chad Bickley, 18th Air Force command chief, during an orientation at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Feb. 11, 2021. The Center for the Families of the Fallen Fisher House is where AFMAO Airmen offer care, service and support to families of the Fallen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin N. Valmoja)
Dover's CMSgt Selects Visit AFMAO