Team Osan honors Bataan Death March victims

Members of Team Osan march past the flightline during a commemorative ruck march at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 20, 2016. The march, which was a part of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, was hosted by the 607th Air Support Operations Group in commemoration of the Bataan Death March. Approximately 70,000 American and Filipino troops were forcibly marched 60 miles by the Imperial Japanese Army after being defeated in the three-month Battle of Bataan. Thousands of the troops died before reaching their final destination at Camp O’Donnell, a Japanese prisoner of war camp. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Victor J. Caputo/Released)

Members of Team Osan march past the flightline during a commemorative ruck march at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 20, 2016. The march, which was a part of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, was hosted by the 607th Air Support Operations Group in commemoration of the Bataan Death March. Approximately 70,000 American and Filipino troops were forcibly marched 60 miles by the Imperial Japanese Army after being defeated in the three-month Battle of Bataan. Thousands of the troops died before reaching their final destination at Camp O’Donnell, a Japanese prisoner of war camp. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Victor J. Caputo/Released)

Members of Team Osan participate in a morning ruck march in commemoration of the Bataan Death March at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 20, 2016. The six-mile ruck march was held as part of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Month and in honor of the troops who suffered through the Bataan Death March during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Victor J. Caputo/Released)

Members of Team Osan participate in a morning ruck march in commemoration of the Bataan Death March at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 20, 2016. The six-mile ruck march was held as part of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Month and in honor of the troops who suffered through the Bataan Death March during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Victor J. Caputo/Released)

Members of Team Osan participate in a morning ruck march in commemoration of the Bataan Death March at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 20, 2016. The event, which was held as part of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, was hosted by the 607th Air Support Operations Group to honor the approximately 70,000 American and Filipino troops who were subject to a brutal transition after being captured by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Victor J. Caputo/Released)

Members of Team Osan participate in a morning ruck march in commemoration of the Bataan Death March at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 20, 2016. The event, which was held as part of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, was hosted by the 607th Air Support Operations Group to honor the approximately 70,000 American and Filipino troops who were subject to a brutal transition after being captured by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Victor J. Caputo/Released)

OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Members of Team Osan march past the flightline during a commemorative ruck march at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 20, 2016. The march, which was a part of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, was hosted by the 607th Air Support Operations Group in commemoration of the Bataan Death March. Approximately 70,000 American and Filipino troops were forcibly marched 60 miles by the Imperial Japanese Army after being defeated in the three-month Battle of Bataan. Thousands of the troops died before reaching their final destination at Camp O’Donnell, a Japanese prisoner of war camp. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Victor J. Caputo/Released)