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Military dependents enjoy a fireworks show June 28 during the 2013 Freedom Fest at Marrington Plantation at Joint Base Charleston – Weapons Station, S.C. Nearly 1,500 airmen, sailors, civilians and their families attended the celebration which included food, drinks, festival rides, music and fireworks. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Dennis Sloan)

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel provides his Independence Day message, through which he takes time to thank service members and their family members for their sacrifice.
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Air Force Memorial (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Desiree L. Andrejcik) (U.S. Air Force graphic/Sylvia Saab)

On July 4, 1776, the thirteen colonies claimed their independence from England, an event which eventually led to the formation of the United States.
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“On this Independence Day, I would like to extend my gratitude and best wishes to our entire military family:  our men and women in uniform who serve around the world, and their families, and our Department of Defense civilians who …
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In honor of Independence Day, 150 U.S. Military service members sing the United States National Anthem.

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Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy send the following Independence Day message to the men and women of the U.S. Air …
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