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Airmen assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, gather for the TORQE 62 Memorial Run Oct. 2, 2019.

Airmen assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, gather for the TORQE 62 Memorial Run Oct. 2, 2019. A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, call sign TORQE 62, crashed in Afghanistan during a deployment and caused the deaths of 14 service members, contactors and allied troops. The aircrew onboard were Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron: Capt. Jordan Pierson, Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, Staff Sgt. Ryan Hammond and Senior Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris. Along with the aircrew were two defenders from the 66th Security Forces Squadron, Hanscom AFB, Mass.: Senior Airman Nathan Sartain and Airman 1st Class Kcey Ruiz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)

Airmen assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, start off the TORQE 62 Memorial Run Oct. 2, 2019.

Airmen assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, start off the TORQE 62 Memorial Run Oct. 2, 2019. A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, call sign TORQE 62, crashed in Afghanistan during a deployment and caused the deaths of 14 service members, contactors and allied troops. The aircrew onboard were Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron: Capt. Jordan Pierson, Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, Staff Sgt. Ryan Hammond and Senior Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris. Along with the aircrew were two defenders from the 66th Security Forces Squadron, Hanscom AFB, Mass.: Senior Airman Nathan Sartain and Airman 1st Class Kcey Ruiz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)

Airmen assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, participate in the TORQE 62 Memorial Run Oct. 2, 2019.

Airmen assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, participate in the TORQE 62 Memorial Run Oct. 2, 2019. A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, call sign TORQE 62, crashed in Afghanistan during a deployment and caused the deaths of 14 service members, contactors and allied troops. The aircrew onboard were Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron: Capt. Jordan Pierson, Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, Staff Sgt. Ryan Hammond and Senior Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris. Along with the aircrew were two defenders from the 66th Security Forces Squadron, Hanscom AFB, Mass.: Senior Airman Nathan Sartain and Airman 1st Class Kcey Ruiz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)

Airmen assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, finish their run in the TORQE 62 Memorial Run Oct. 2, 2019.

Airmen assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, finish their run in the TORQE 62 Memorial Run Oct. 2, 2019. A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, call sign TORQE 62, crashed in Afghanistan during a deployment and caused the deaths of 14 service members, contactors and allied troops. The aircrew onboard were Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron: Capt. Jordan Pierson, Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, Staff Sgt. Ryan Hammond and Senior Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris. Along with the aircrew were two defenders from the 66th Security Forces Squadron, Hanscom AFB, Mass.: Senior Airman Nathan Sartain and Airman 1st Class Kcey Ruiz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)

Airmen assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, stop for water after finishing their run in the TORQE 62 memorial run Oct. 2, 2019.

Airmen assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, stop for water after finishing their run in the TORQE 62 memorial run Oct. 2, 2019. A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, call sign TORQE 62, crashed in Afghanistan during a deployment and caused the deaths of 14 service members, contactors and allied troops. The aircrew onboard were Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron: Capt. Jordan Pierson, Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, Staff Sgt. Ryan Hammond and Senior Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris. Along with the aircrew were two defenders from the 66th Security Forces Squadron, Hanscom AFB, Mass.: Senior Airman Nathan Sartain and Airman 1st Class Kcey Ruiz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)

Maj. John Rollyson, 7th Bomb Wing chaplain, left, prays for the Airmen lost during TORQE 62 in Abilene, Texas, Oct. 2, 2019.

Maj. John Rollyson, 7th Bomb Wing chaplain, left, prays for the Airmen lost during TORQE 62 in Abilene, Texas, Oct. 2, 2019. A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, call sign TORQE 62, crashed in Afghanistan during a deployment and caused the deaths of 14 service members, contactors and allied troops. The aircrew onboard were Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron: Capt. Jordan Pierson, Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, Staff Sgt. Ryan Hammond and Senior Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris. Along with the aircrew were two defenders from the 66th Security Forces Squadron, Hanscom AFB, Mass.: Senior Airman Nathan Sartain and Airman 1st Class Kcey Ruiz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)

Col. Jeffery Menasco, 317th Airlift Wing commander, speaks to TORQE 62 family members and friends in Abilene, Texas, Oct. 2, 2019.

Col. Jeffery Menasco, 317th Airlift Wing commander, speaks to TORQE 62 family members and friends in Abilene, Texas, Oct. 2, 2019. A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, call sign TORQE 62, crashed in Afghanistan during a deployment and caused the deaths of 14 service members, contactors and allied troops. The aircrew onboard were Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron: Capt. Jordan Pierson, Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, Staff Sgt. Ryan Hammond and Senior Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris. Along with the aircrew were two defenders from the 66th Security Forces Squadron, Hanscom AFB, Mass.: Senior Airman Nathan Sartain and Airman 1st Class Kcey Ruiz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)

Capt. Travis Thornton, 39th Airlift Squadron pilot, speaks to TORQE 62 family members and friends in Abilene, Texas, Oct. 2, 2019

Capt. Travis Thornton, 39th Airlift Squadron pilot, speaks to TORQE 62 family members and friends in Abilene, Texas, Oct. 2, 2019. A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, call sign TORQE 62, crashed in Afghanistan during a deployment and caused the deaths of 14 service members, contactors and allied troops. The aircrew onboard were Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron: Capt. Jordan Pierson, Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, Staff Sgt. Ryan Hammond and Senior Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris. Along with the aircrew were two defenders from the 66th Security Forces Squadron, Hanscom AFB, Mass.: Senior Airman Nathan Sartain and Airman 1st Class Kcey Ruiz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)

Airmen assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, bow their heads during a moment of silence for the fallen during the TORQE 62 Memorial Ceremony in Abilene, Texas, Oct. 2, 2019.

Airmen assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, bow their heads during a moment of silence for the fallen during the TORQE 62 Memorial Ceremony in Abilene, Texas, Oct. 2, 2019. A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, call sign TORQE 62, crashed in Afghanistan during a deployment and caused the deaths of 14 service members, contactors and allied troops. The aircrew onboard were Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron: Capt. Jordan Pierson, Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, Staff Sgt. Ryan Hammond and Senior Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris. Along with the aircrew were two defenders from the 66th Security Forces Squadron, Hanscom AFB, Mass.: Senior Airman Nathan Sartain and Airman 1st Class Kcey Ruiz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)

Col. Jeffery Menasco, 317th Airlift Wing commander, middle, and Shawn Martin, 317th Airlift Wing honorary commander, place a wreath next to the TORQE 62 Memorial in Abilene, Texas, Oct. 2, 2019.
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Col. Jeffery Menasco, 317th Airlift Wing commander, middle, and Shawn Martin, 317th Airlift Wing honorary commander, place a wreath next to the TORQE 62 Memorial in Abilene, Texas, Oct. 2, 2019. A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, call sign TORQE 62, crashed in Afghanistan during a deployment and caused the deaths of 14 service members, contactors and allied troops. The aircrew onboard were Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron: Capt. Jordan Pierson, Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, Staff Sgt. Ryan Hammond and Senior Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris. Along with the aircrew were two defenders from the 66th Security Forces Squadron, Hanscom AFB, Mass.: Senior Airman Nathan Sartain and Airman 1st Class Kcey Ruiz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)

Family members of fallen Airmen from TORQE 62 take photos of a memorial in Abilene, Texas, Oct. 2, 2019.
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Family members of fallen Airmen from TORQE 62 take photos of a memorial in Abilene, Texas, Oct. 2, 2019. A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, call sign TORQE 62, crashed in Afghanistan during a deployment and caused the deaths of 14 service members, contactors and allied troops. The aircrew onboard were Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron: Capt. Jordan Pierson, Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, Staff Sgt. Ryan Hammond and Senior Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris. Along with the aircrew were two defenders from the 66th Security Forces Squadron, Hanscom AFB, Mass.: Senior Airman Nathan Sartain and Airman 1st Class Kcey Ruiz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)

Family members and friends of fallen Airmen from TORQE 62 give a moment of silence at a memorial ceremony in Abilene, Texas, Oct. 2, 2019.
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Family members and friends of fallen Airmen from TORQE 62 give a moment of silence at a memorial ceremony in Abilene, Texas, Oct. 2, 2019. A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, call sign TORQE 62, crashed in Afghanistan during a deployment and caused the deaths of 14 service members, contactors and allied troops. The aircrew onboard were Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron: Capt. Jordan Pierson, Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, Staff Sgt. Ryan Hammond and Senior Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris. Along with the aircrew were two defenders from the 66th Security Forces Squadron, Hanscom AFB, Mass.: Senior Airman Nathan Sartain and Airman 1st Class Kcey Ruiz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)

DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Airmen assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, gather for the TORQE 62 Memorial Run Oct. 2, 2019. A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, call sign TORQE 62, crashed in Afghanistan during a deployment and caused the deaths of 14 service members, contactors and allied troops. The aircrew onboard were Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron: Capt. Jordan Pierson, Capt. Jonathan “JJ” Golden, Staff Sgt. Ryan Hammond and Senior Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris. Along with the aircrew were two defenders from the 66th Security Forces Squadron, Hanscom AFB, Mass.: Senior Airman Nathan Sartain and Airman 1st Class Kcey Ruiz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)