Special Tactics 812-mile ruck marchers honors fallen

Special Tactics Airmen finished an 812-mile memorial march on Oct. 13, after ten days of marching in remembrance of fallen Special Tactics Airmen since 9/11, specifically Capt. Matthew Roland and Staff Sgt. Forrest Sibley, killed in action Aug. 26.

The Gold Star Families of fallen ST Airmen joined the march for the final mile, walking to a small ceremony on Hurlburt Field at the Special Tactics Training Squadron.

Twenty ST Airmen began the 812-mile trek on Oct. 4 from Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, relaying through five states, averaging 12.5 miles per leg.

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