Honoring the fallen

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Members of the 920th Rescue Wing pause in prayer during a building-dedication ceremony held at the base theater here today. The wing's new parachute-rigging facility was renamed the Eccleston Pararescue Facility in honor of Staff Sgt. Douglas Eccleston, who was killed Dec. 7, 2001, during a rescue mission off Bermuda when his inflatable raft capsized while leaving the 600-foot supertanker Alam Belia, where he and a 920th Rescue Wing team treated a critically-ill crewman. He was the first 920th member to die during a rescue. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Paul Flipse)

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