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Memorial run honors TORQE 62 Airmen

Memorial run honors TORQE 62 Airmen

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 39th Airlift Squadron begin the TORQE 62 memorial run at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 2, 2018. Airmen ran for Capt. Jordan Pierson, a 39th AS pilot, was one of the Airmen to lose his life in the C-130J Super Hercules crash on Oct. 2, 2015. He graduated from the United States Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in general studies and received his commission May 26, 2010. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mercedes Porter)

Memorial run honors TORQE 62 Airmen

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 317th Airlift Wing begin their run in the TORQE 62 memorial run at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 2, 2018. Airmen ran for Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, 39th Airlift Squadron pilot, was one of the Airmen to lose his life in the C-130J Super Hercules crash on Oct. 2, 2015. Prior to commissioning through Officer Training School in 2011, he was an airborne operations technician at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mercedes Porter)

Memorial run honors TORQE 62 Airmen

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 39th Airlift Squadron run 6.2 km in a TORQE 62 memorial run at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 2, 2018. Airmen ran for Staff Sgt. Ryan Hammond, 39th AS loadmaster, was one of the Airmen to lose his life in the C-130J Super Hercules crash on Oct. 2, 2015. He graduated from John Marshall High School in 2007 and arrived at Dyess Mar. 30, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mercedes Porter)

Memorial run honors TORQE 62 Airmen

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 436th Training Squadron begin to turn a corner while running to the finish line of the TORQE 62 memorial run at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 2, 2018. Airmen ran for Senior Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris, 39th AS loadmaster, was one of the Airmen to lose his life in the C-130J Super Hercules crash on Oct. 2, 2015. He graduated from Homestead High School in 2012 and arrived at Dyess May 2, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mercedes Porter)

Memorial run honors TORQE 62 Airmen

U.S. Air Force Airmen, family and friends fill up cups of water after finishing the TORQE 62 memorial run at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 2, 2018. During a deployment in Afghanistan on Oct. 2, 2015, a C-130J Super Hercules, call-sign TORQE 62, crashed after takeoff. The crash led to the death of six Airmen and five contractors; four of those Airmen were stationed at Dyess AFB and assigned to the 39th Airlift Squadron. Each year Team Dyess honors Capt. Jordan Pierson, Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, Staff Sgt. Ryan Hammond and Senior Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mercedes Porter)

Memorial run honors TORQE 62 Airmen

A U.S. Air Force Airman from the 39th Airlift Squadron wears a TORQE 62 shirt for a memorial run at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 2, 2018. Every year, the Airmen of the 39th AS conduct a 6.2 km memorial run to honor the Airmen and contractors who lost their lives on Oct. 2, 2015 in a C-130J Super Hercules, call sign TORQE 62. The names of the fallen Airmen from Dyess are written on the back of each shirt. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mercedes Porter)

Memorial run honors TORQE 62 Airmen

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 39th Airlift Squadron bow their heads during a prayer for the fallen Airmen of TORQE 62 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 2, 2018. The Airmen who lost their lives during the C-130J Super Hercules, call sign TORQE 62, were supporting Operation Freedom Sentinel during a deployment in Afghanistan, Oct. 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mercedes Porter)

Memorial run honors TORQE 62 Airmen

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Mark Yarian, 39th Airlift Squadron commander, speaks to squadron members prior to the TORQE 62 memorial run at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 2, 2018. A C-130J Super Hercules, call sign TORQE 62, crashed shortly after takeoff in Afghanistan on Oct. 2, 2015. The Airmen from the 39th AS who lost their lives were Capt. Jordan Pierson, Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, Staff Sgt. Ryan Hammond and Senior Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mercedes Porter)

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