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Honoring the fallen in France

Gen. Wolters gives remarks during a ceremony at Suresnes American Cemetery

U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa commander, delivers a speech during a Memorial Day Ceremony at the Suresnes American Cemetery and Memoriall near Paris, France, May. 27, 2018. Wolters spoke at two locations in Paris this year in order to honor and commemorate the heroism and sacrifice of the men and women who died fighting to maintain a Europe that is whole, free, prosperous and at peace.(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Renae Pittman/released)

Four F-15 fighters fly in formation over the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial.

Four F-15 fighter aircraft assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing perform a missing airman formation during a flyover at the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial, near Paris, France, May 27, 2018. Every year the United States military and the French military pay tribute to the fallen airman from World War I which are buried and memorialized here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Renae Pittman/released)

U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band performs at Suresnes American Cemetery

The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band perform during a Memorial Day Ceremony at Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial near Paris, France, May 27, 2018. Every year the United States military and the French military pay tribute to the 1,500 fallen service members from World War I which are buried and memorialized here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Renae Pittman/released)

Gen. Wolters gives remarks during a ceremony at Suresnes American Cemetery in France.

U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa commander, delivers a speech during a Memorial Day Ceremony at the Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial near Paris, France, May. 27, 2018. Wolters spoke at two locations in Paris this year in order to honor and commemorate the heroism and sacrifice of the men and women who died fighting to maintain a Europe that is whole, free, prosperous and at peace.(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Renae Pittman/released)

Memorial Day Ceremony at Suresnes American Cemetery near Paris, France

During a Memorial Day Ceremony, the U.S. and France came together to honor the fallen service members buried at Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial near Paris, France, May 27, 2018. Every year, the two nations pay tribute and honor the 1,500 service members from World War I which are buried and memorialized here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Renae Pittman/released)

Gen. Wolters and girl scout salute the memorial wreath during memorial day ceremony at Suresnes American Cemetery.

U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa commander and a member of the local girl scouts salute the U.S. Forces Europe wreath during a Memorial Day Ceremony at Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial, near Paris, France, May 27, 2018. Every year the United States military and the French military pay tribute to the fallen service members from World War I which are buried and memorialized here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Renae Pittman/released)

An honor guard detail from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, participates in a Memorial Day ceremony alongside their French counterparts at Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial.

An honor guard detail from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, participates in a Memorial Day ceremony alongside their French counterparts at Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial near Paris France, May 27, 2018. The ceremony was held to honor the 1,500 U.S. service members buried there. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Renae Pittman/released)

A flower wreath lays on a bench with the Suresnes American Cemetery in the background.

The U.S. Forces Europe wreath lays in wait prior to the Memorial Day ceremony at Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial near Paris, France, May 27, 2018. Tens of thousands of U.S. service members from World War I and World War II are buried on European soil, and each year militaries come together on Memorial Day in order to pay tribute and honor those fallen members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Renae Pittman/released)

Gen. Wolters shakes hands with a flag bearer at Lafayette Escadrille Memorial.

U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa commander shakes hands with Edwin Kwiatkowski, a member of the flag detail at the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial, near Paris, France, May 27, 2018. There are eight American military cemeteries located in Europe memorializing over 120,000 fallen Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines who lost their lives fighting during World War I and World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Renae Pittman/released)

Gen. Wolters and a local boy scout salute the memorial wreath at Lafayette Escadrille Memorial.
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U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa commander and a member of the local boy scouts lay a wreath at the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial, near Paris, France, May 27, 2018. Every year the United States military and the French military pay tribute to the fallen airman from World War I which are buried and memorialized here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Renae Pittman/released)

An honor guard detail from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, participates in a Memorial Day ceremony alongside their French counterparts at Suresnes American Cemetery.
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An honor guard detail from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, participates in a Memorial Day ceremony alongside their French counterparts at Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial near Paris France, May 27, 2018. The ceremony was held to honor the 1,500 U.S. service members buried there. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Renae Pittman/released)

Gen Wolters speaks at a podium during a Memorial Day Ceremony at the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial.
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U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa commander, speaks during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial near Paris, France, May. 27, 2018. Wolters spoke at two locations in Paris this year in order to honor and commemorate the heroism and sacrifice of the men and women who died fighting to maintain a Europe that is whole, free, prosperous and at peace.(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Renae Pittman/released)

Gen Wolters and a local boy scout lay a memorial wreath at the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial
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U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa commander and a member of the local boy scouts lay a wreath at the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial, near Paris, France, May 27, 2018. Every year the United States military and the French military pay tribute to the fallen airman from World War I which are buried and memorialized here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Renae Pittman/released)

PARIS, FRANCE -- U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa commander, delivers a speech during a Memorial Day Ceremony at the Suresnes American Cemetery and Memoriall near Paris, France, May. 27, 2018. Wolters spoke at two locations in Paris this year in order to honor and commemorate the heroism and sacrifice of the men and women who died fighting to maintain a Europe that is whole, free, prosperous and at peace.(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Renae Pittman/released)