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8 FW Leaders Honor Korean Memorial Day

Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement.

A local cemetery is displayed during the 64th Korean Memorial Day ceremony at a local cemetery in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, June 6, 2019. Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Savannah L. Waters)

Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement.

Republic of Korea Air Force Lt. Col. Hui-deoung Ra, 38th Fighter Group Maintenance Squadron commander (left), U.S. Air Force Col. Tad Clark, 8th Fighter Wing commander (middle), and Chief Master Sgt. Steve Cenov, 8th FW command chief (right), pay respect to fallen military members with white carnationss during the 64th Korean Memorial Day ceremony at a local cemetery in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, June 6, 2019. Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Savannah L. Waters)

Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement.

A Korean local pays their respects during the 64th Korean Memorial Day ceremony at a local cemetery in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, June 6, 2019. Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Savannah L. Waters)

Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement.

An Airman from the Republic of Korea Air Force 38th Fighter Group Security Forces Squadron stands watch during the 64th Korean Memorial Day ceremony at a local cemetery in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, June 6, 2019. Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Savannah L. Waters)

Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement.

A Republic of Korea veteran pays his respects during the 64th Korean Memorial Day ceremony at a local cemetery in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, June 6, 2019. Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Savannah L. Waters)

Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement.

Republic of Korea Air Force Lt. Col. Hui-deoung Ra, 38th Fighter Group Maintenance Squadron commander (right), U.S. Air Force Col. Tad Clark, 8th Fighter Wing commander (left), sing during the 64th Korean Memorial Day ceremony at a local cemetery in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, June 6, 2019. Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Savannah L. Waters)

Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement.

Republic of Korea Air Force Lt. Col. Hui-deoung Ra, 38th Fighter Group Maintenance Squadron commander, lays a white carnation on a war memorial in an act of respect during the 64th Korean Memorial Day ceremony at a local cemetery in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, June 6, 2019. Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Savannah L. Waters)

Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement.

An Airman from the Republic of Korea Air Force 38th Fighter Group Security Forces Squadron stands watch during the 64th Korean Memorial Day ceremony at a local cemetery in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, June 6, 2019. Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Savannah L. Waters)

Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement.

U.S. Air Force Col. Tad Clark, 8th Fighter Wing commander (far right), and Chief Master Sgt. Steve Cenov, 8th FW command chief (far left), pose for a photo with a Republic of Korea veteran and a Korean local during the 64th Korean Memorial Day ceremony at a local cemetery in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, June 6, 2019. Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Savannah L. Waters)

Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement.
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(from left to right) U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Steve Cenov, 8th Fighter Wing command chief, Republic of Korea Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Byung-Ha Kim, 38th Figher Group command chief, ROK Army Lt. Col. Yi Woo-jin, 1st Battalion commander, USAF Col. Tad Clark, 8th FW commander, and ROKAF Lt. Col. Hui-deoung Ra, 38th FG Maintenance Squadron commander, pose for a photo during the 64th Korean Memorial Day ceremony at a local cemetery in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, June 6, 2019. Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Savannah L. Waters)

KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- A local cemetery is displayed during the 64th Korean Memorial Day ceremony at a local cemetery in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, June 6, 2019. Korean Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to commemorating the lives of both men and women who died while in military service or during the independence movement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Savannah L. Waters)