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POW/MIA: Remember the lost

Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit

Motorcyclists escort a lone runner the start of the POW/MIA run at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 30, 2017. The lone runner represents that the POW/MIA military members who are still missing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit)

Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit

A group of Airmen take turns carrying the flag around the track at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 30, 2017. Nearly 83,000 service members and civilians remain missing from the Vietnam War, the Korean War, the Cold War and World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit)

Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit

A pair of combat boots are displayed by the track as the flag blows in the wind at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 30, 2017. Approximately 175 Team Minot members assisted in the 24-hour event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit)

Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit

Tech. Sgt. Shelby Bird, 5th Bomb Wing self-assessment program manager, tapes an American flag to a pair of boots with her son at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 30, 2017. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency continues to provide the fullest possible accounting missing personnel to their families and the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit)

Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit

Team Minot members write down names of missing and captured military members on ribbons at Minot Air Force Base, N.D. Aug. 30, 2017. Airmen on base hosted a POW/MIA recognition event from Aug. 31 to Sept. 15. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit)

Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit

Tech. Sgt. Brandon C. Rogers, 5th Communications Squadron intrusion detection systems NCO in charge, ties a ribbon on a tree at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 30, 2017. The ribbons symbolize a humble tribute to the service members who were prisoners of war or missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit)

Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit

A ribbon blows in the wind during the POW/MIA ribbon tying at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 30, 2017. The ribbons tied in the trees on base symbolize a humble tribute to those service members who will never be forgotten. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit)

Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit

The POW/MIA table is displayed at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 30, 2017. The table represents each branch of U.S. military’s missing members and prisoners of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit)

Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit

Airman 1st Class Ryan Berry, 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron mobility readiness spares packages apprentice, carries the POW/MIA flag around outdoor track at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 30, 2017. Team Minot members ran 112 miles in 24 hours and read the names of 3,976 of POW/MIA during the POW/MIA run. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit)

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Team Minot members ran over 112 miles during the 24-hour run ensuring the POW/MIA flag never stopped moving. The members also read the names of about 4,000 of our POW/MIA brethren during the run at Minot Air Force Base, N.D. on Sept. 13-14, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit)