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General Cotton speaks at Apollo 1 ceremony
Brig. Gen. Anthony Cotton, commander, 45th Space Wing, pays tribute to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice during the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 1 tragedy. The ceremony was held to honor three American spaceflight heroes, Air Force Lt. Cols. Edward H. White II and Virgil "Gus" Grissom, along with the third member of their Apollo 1 team, Navy Lt. Cmdr. Roger Chafee, who were all killed during a "full dress rehearsal" in their Saturn 1B rocket Jan 27, 1967. (U.S. Air Force Photo/ Matthew Jurgens)

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