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By the dawn's early light

Airmen fold the flag as 45th Space Wing members stand in formation during a wing retreat April 5, 2017, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The wing holds retreat quarterly to show its respect to the Stars and Stripes. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Phil Sunkel)

Airmen fold the flag as 45th Space Wing members stand in formation during a wing retreat April 5, 2017, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The wing holds retreat quarterly to show its respect to the Stars and Stripes. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Phil Sunkel)

Airmen with the 45th Space Wing salute the flag during retreat April 5, 2017, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The wing holds retreat quarterly to show its respect to the Stars and Stripes. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Phil Sunkel)

Airmen with the 45th Space Wing salute the flag during retreat April 5, 2017, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The wing holds retreat quarterly to show its respect to the Stars and Stripes. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Phil Sunkel)

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. --