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JASDF members pay respects to Yukla 27

ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Japan Air Self-Defense Force members pay their respects to the Yukla 27 Memorial here during a ceremony Sept. 30. Yukla 27 was the callsign for Elmendorf's AWACS that crashed Sept. 22, 1995, less than a mile away from the runway. The JASDF E-767 AWACS crew is here to participate in Red Flag-Alaska 10-1, which takes place Oct. 5-16. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman David Carbajal)

ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Japan Air Self-Defense Force members pay their respects to the Yukla 27 Memorial here during a ceremony Sept. 30. Yukla 27 was the callsign for Elmendorf's AWACS that crashed Sept. 22, 1995, less than a mile away from the runway. The JASDF E-767 AWACS crew is here to participate in Red Flag-Alaska 10-1, which takes place Oct. 5-16. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman David Carbajal)

ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- A bouquet of flowers was presented by the Japan Air Self-Defense Force members as they paid their respects to the Yukla 27 Memorial here Sept. 30. Yukla 27 was the callsign for Elmendorf's AWACS that crashed Sept. 22, 1995, less than a mile away from the runway. The JASDF E-767 AWACS crew is here to participate in Red Flag-Alaska 10-1. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman David Carbajal)

ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- A bouquet of flowers was presented by the Japan Air Self-Defense Force members as they paid their respects to the Yukla 27 Memorial here Sept. 30. Yukla 27 was the callsign for Elmendorf's AWACS that crashed Sept. 22, 1995, less than a mile away from the runway. The JASDF E-767 AWACS crew is here to participate in Red Flag-Alaska 10-1. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman David Carbajal)

ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Japan Air Self-Defense Force members look at the names of fallen servicemembers who were killed in the Yukla 27 AWACS crash Sept. 22, 1995, here. The JASDF E-767 AWACS crew is here to participate in Red Flag-Alaska 10-1, which takes place Oct. 5-16. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman David Carbajal)

ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Japan Air Self-Defense Force members look at the names of fallen servicemembers who were killed in the Yukla 27 AWACS crash Sept. 22, 1995, here. The JASDF E-767 AWACS crew is here to participate in Red Flag-Alaska 10-1, which takes place Oct. 5-16. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman David Carbajal)