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Airmen watch a short film about the Holocaust during a remembrance ceremony on Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea on May 2, 2019. The film detailed how the National Socialist German Worker’s Party, led by Adolf Hitler, systematically exterminated millions of European Jews and other minorities and charged onlookers to never allow it to happen again. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson)

Airmen watch a short film about the Holocaust during a remembrance ceremony on Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea on May 2, 2019. The film detailed how the National Socialist German Worker’s Party, led by Adolf Hitler, systematically exterminated millions of European Jews and other minorities and charged onlookers to never allow it to happen again. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson)

Col. Jon Wheeler, 8th Fighter Wing vice commander, provides opening remarks at a Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony in the Base Chapel at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea on May 2, 2019. Wheeler shared how watching a movie about the Holocaust at a young age affected his view on humanity and inspired him to serve in the U.S. Air Force.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson)

Col. Jon Wheeler, 8th Fighter Wing vice commander, provides opening remarks at a Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony in the Base Chapel at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea on May 2, 2019. Wheeler shared how watching a movie about the Holocaust at a young age affected his view on humanity and inspired him to serve in the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson)

(Right) Senior Airman Jayln McDonald, 8th Communications Squadron base equipment control office technician, hands MSgt Deanna Beasley, 8th Inspector General Enterprise Management System manager, a pebble and a biographical card on a Holocaust victim prior to a remembrance ceremony May 2, 2019 on Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. The ceremony is part of the national Days of Remembrance observance established by Congress to commemorate the Holocaust. This year, it is observed from April 28 through May 5. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson)

(Right) Senior Airman Jayln McDonald, 8th Communications Squadron base equipment control office technician, hands MSgt Deanna Beasley, 8th Inspector General Enterprise Management System manager, a pebble and a biographical card on a Holocaust victim prior to a remembrance ceremony May 2, 2019 on Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. The ceremony is part of the national Days of Remembrance observance established by Congress to commemorate the Holocaust. This year, it is observed from April 28 through May 5. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson)

Master Sgt. Michael Kumiyama, 8th Force Support Squadron career assistant advisor, places a story of the Holocaust victims and a pebble on a table during Kunsan Air Base’s Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony at the Base Chapel on May 2, 2019. The ceremony is part of the national Days of Remembrance observance established by Congress to commemorate the Holocaust. This year, it is observed from April 28 through May 5. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson)

Master Sgt. Michael Kumiyama, 8th Force Support Squadron career assistant advisor, places a story of the Holocaust victims and a pebble on a table during Kunsan Air Base’s Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony at the Base Chapel on May 2, 2019. The ceremony is part of the national Days of Remembrance observance established by Congress to commemorate the Holocaust. This year, it is observed from April 28 through May 5. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson)

Airmen read stories of different Holocaust victims and survivors during a remembrance ceremony on Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 2, 2019. The theme of this year’s remembrance is “Learning from the Holocaust: Beyond Religious Boundaries,” and while many Holocaust victims were in fact Jewish, other innocent targets included Polish, Africans, Muslims, and people with disabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson)

Airmen read stories of different Holocaust victims and survivors during a remembrance ceremony on Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 2, 2019. The theme of this year’s remembrance is “Learning from the Holocaust: Beyond Religious Boundaries,” and while many Holocaust victims were in fact Jewish, other innocent targets included Polish, Africans, Muslims, and people with disabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson)

Rabbi (Maj.) Gary Davidson, U.S. Air Force chaplain, speaks during Kunsan Air Base’s Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony at the Base Chapel on May 2, 2019. Davidson served as the ceremony’s keynote speaker. He closed his speech by blowing a shofar, an ancient musical horn made of a ram’s horn, as a sign of inspiration, humanity, and strength in the Jewish religion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson)

Rabbi (Maj.) Gary Davidson, U.S. Air Force chaplain, speaks during Kunsan Air Base’s Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony at the Base Chapel on May 2, 2019. Davidson served as the ceremony’s keynote speaker. He closed his speech by blowing a shofar, an ancient musical horn made of a ram’s horn, as a sign of inspiration, humanity, and strength in the Jewish religion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson)

An Airman places a candle in a holder during a remembrance ceremony on Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 2, 2019. The candle lighting portion of the ceremony was in remembrance of the 6 million Jews and other minorities who were killed during the Holocaust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson)

An Airman places a candle in a holder during a remembrance ceremony on Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 2, 2019. The candle lighting portion of the ceremony was in remembrance of the 6 million Jews and other minorities who were killed during the Holocaust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson)

Airmen hold candles to commemorate Holocaust victims and survivors during a remembrance ceremony on Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 2, 2019. The theme of this year’s remembrance is “Learning from the Holocaust: Beyond Religious Boundaries,” and while many Holocaust victims were in fact Jewish, other innocent targets included Polish, Africans, Muslims, and people with disabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson)

Airmen hold candles to commemorate Holocaust victims and survivors during a remembrance ceremony on Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 2, 2019. The theme of this year’s remembrance is “Learning from the Holocaust: Beyond Religious Boundaries,” and while many Holocaust victims were in fact Jewish, other innocent targets included Polish, Africans, Muslims, and people with disabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson)

Rabbi (Maj.) Gary Davidson, U.S. Air Force chaplain, shares how he learned of the Holocaust during a remembrance ceremony on Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 2, 2019. Davidson served as the ceremony’s keynote speaker. He detailed the history of the Holocaust through the eyes of a Jew and charged participates to continue to tell the story of the atrocious genocide so it is not forgotten or repeated.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson

Rabbi (Maj.) Gary Davidson, U.S. Air Force chaplain, shares how he learned of the Holocaust during a remembrance ceremony on Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 2, 2019. Davidson served as the ceremony’s keynote speaker. He detailed the history of the Holocaust through the eyes of a Jew and charged participates to continue to tell the story of the atrocious genocide so it is not forgotten or repeated. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson

Airmen attentively listen to Rabbi (Maj.) Gary Davidson, U.S. Air Force chaplain, at Base Chapel a Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony on Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 2, 2019. The ceremony commemorated the millions of victims and survivors of the Holocaust and the heroes whose actions saved countless amount of lives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson)
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Airmen attentively listen to Rabbi (Maj.) Gary Davidson, U.S. Air Force chaplain, at Base Chapel a Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony on Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 2, 2019. The ceremony commemorated the millions of victims and survivors of the Holocaust and the heroes whose actions saved countless amount of lives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Remoshay Nelson)

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Airmen remember victims of the Holocaust during a ceremony at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 2, 2019. The theme of this year’s remembrance is “Learning from the Holocaust: Beyond Religious Boundaries,” and while many Holocaust victims were in fact Jewish, other innocent targets included Polish, Africans, Muslims, and people with disabilities.