Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Michael Mullen, Army Brig. Gen. Michael Harrison, Rear Adm. James Shannon and Air Force Col. Manson Morris render a solemn salute during the dignified transfer of a fallen warrior at Dover Air Force Base, Del., July 8, 2009. All fallen service members are transferred directly from the combat theater to the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operation Center at Dover AFB where they are carefully prepared for return to their families. (DoD photo/Benjamin Faske)


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