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File photo: President Barack Obama. Defense Department photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo/Released

President Barack Obama recently proclaimed Sept. 29, 2013, Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day in honor of families of our nation’s fallen service members.
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Photo: Mable Justice teaches Senior Airmen Tameca Burnett and Myisha Rufus the proper procedures of a full-body wrap at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The ultimate goal of the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Office morticians is to make the remains of fallen service members viewable. If that can't take happen, they use a full wrap technique and place the remains in the uniform requested by the family. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Lee/Released)

Mable Justice, a mortician at the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Office, uses her talents to prepare fallen service members for their final delivery to their families.
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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey delivers the closing remarks at the Gold Star Mothers 75th Convention banquet. Video provided by the Pentagon Channel  ———- Disclaimer: The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the Department of …
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Marines and Sailors from the 25th Marine Regiment recently took part in a 100-mile run, ending at Ground Zero, to honor others from their unit who gave their lives to preserve freedom. Video provided by DMA Marines

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