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9/11 Remembrance Ceremony & Stair Climb

Col. Joshua Wood, 51st Fighter Wing commander, stands with fire fighters assigned to the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron before climbing 110 flights of stairs during a 20th Anniversary 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 11, 2021

Col. Joshua Wood, 51st Fighter Wing commander, stands with fire fighters assigned to the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron before climbing 110 flights of stairs during a 20th Anniversary 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 11, 2021. Immediately after the ceremony, 51st CES fire fighters climbed 10 flights of stairs, 11 times in honor of a fallen first responder. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)

Participants carried one of these cards during each of their stair climbs to honor a first responder during a 20th Anniversary 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 11, 2021.

Participants carried one of these cards during each of their stair climbs to honor a first responder during a 20th Anniversary 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 11, 2021. The 51st Fighter Wing commander and command chief led the charge in commemorating the fallen but climbing 10 flights of stairs, 11 times in honor of a fallen first responder. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)

Lt. Col. David Lycan, 51st Fighter Wing Security Forces Squadron commander, left, stands alongside defenders during the culmination of a 20th Anniversary 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 11, 2021.

Lt. Col. David Lycan, 51st Fighter Wing Security Forces Squadron commander, left, stands alongside defenders during the culmination of a 20th Anniversary 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 11, 2021. Military service members and civilians assigned to Team Osan gathered to reflect on the tragic attacks claiming the lives of thousands of Americans in New York, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)

Col. Joshua Wood, 51st Fighter Wing commander, climbs 110 flights of stairs wearing fire fighter equipment during a 20th Anniversary 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 11, 2021.

Col. Joshua Wood, 51st Fighter Wing commander, climbs 110 flights of stairs wearing fire fighter equipment during a 20th Anniversary 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 11, 2021. Immediately after the ceremony, 51st CES fire fighters climbed 10 flights of stairs, 11 times in honor of a fallen first responder. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)

Fire fighters assigned to the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron and 51st Security Forces Squadron stand in formation to represent the volunteers that perished during a 20th Anniversary 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 11, 2021.

Fire fighters assigned to the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron and 51st Security Forces Squadron stand in formation to represent the volunteers that perished during a 20th Anniversary 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 11, 2021. Military service members and civilians assigned to Team Osan gathered to reflect on the tragic attacks claiming the lives of thousands of Americans in New York, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)

Col. Joshua Wood, 51st Fighter Wing commander and Chief Master Sgt. Justin Apticar, 51st Fighter Wing command chief, prepare to climb 110 flights of stairs during a 20th Anniversary 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 11, 2021.

Col. Joshua Wood, 51st Fighter Wing commander and Chief Master Sgt. Justin Apticar, 51st Fighter Wing command chief, prepare to climb 110 flights of stairs during a 20th Anniversary 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 11, 2021. Immediately after the ceremony, 51st CES fire fighters climbed 10 flights of stairs, 11 times in honor of a fallen first responder. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)

Airmen recite the names of 20 fallen first responders during a 20th Anniversary 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 11, 2021.

Airmen recite the names of 20 fallen first responders during a 20th Anniversary 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 11, 2021. Military service members and civilians assigned to Team Osan gathered to reflect on the tragic attacks claiming the lives of thousands of Americans in New York, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)

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