Team Dyess pays tribute to POW/MIAs on Remembrance Day

Dyess Airman fold the American Flag during a retreat ceremony Sept. 15, 2017 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. Retreat is a ceremony in which the unit honors the U.S. flag when it is lowered in the evening. The term "retreat" is taken from a French word "retraite" and refers to the evening ceremony. The bugle call sounded at retreat was first used in the French army and dates back to the Crusades. Retreat was sounded at sunset to notify sentries to start challenging until sunrise, and to tell the rank and file to go to their quarters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Austin Mayfield)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Austin Mayfield
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