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347th RQG honors Komodo 11 crew

A photo of the 23d Wing Historian giving a speech during a ceremony.

Mark Godwin, 23d Wing historian, gives a speech during the 18th Komodo 11 ceremony, March 23, 2021, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Komodo 11 was the call sign given to the HH-60G Pave Hawk that crashed during a medical evacuation mission in Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Megan Estrada)

A photo of a U.S Air Force chief sharing a personal story during a ceremony.

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Jeffrey Hedglin, 38th Rescue Squadron superintendent, shares a personal story during the 18th Komodo 11 ceremony, March 23, 2021, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The ceremony honored six Airmen who paid the ultimate sacrifice during a rescue mission in Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Megan Estrada)

A photo of two U.S. Air Force commanders preparing a toast.

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kevin Geoffroy, left, 41st Rescue Squadron commander, and Lt. Col. Nicholas Morgans, 38th Rescue Squadron commander, prepare a toast during the 18th Komodo 11 ceremony, March 23, 2021, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. After the toast, Geoffroy and Morgans unveiled a shadowbox honoring the aircrew involved in the Komodo 11, HH-60G Pave Hawk crash. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Megan Estrada)

A photo of two U.S. Air Force commanders unveiling a shadowbox.

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kevin Geoffroy, left, 41st Rescue Squadron commander, and Lt. Col. Nicholas Morgans, 38th Rescue Squadron commander, unveil a shadowbox during the 18th Komodo 11 ceremony, March 23, 2021, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The shadowbox consists of an aircraft plate taken from the wreckage of Komodo 11, an HH-60G Pave Hawk, and a plaque that represents the lives of the four 41st RQS and two 38th RQS Airmen who passed away. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Megan Estrada)

A photo of a U.S. Air Force commander making closing remarks at a ceremony.

U.S. Air Force Col. Russell Cook, center, 347th Rescue Group commander, makes closing remarks during the 18th Komodo 11 ceremony, March 23, 2021, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The ceremony included personal stories about the Komodo 11 HH-60G Pave Hawk aircrew, a toast and a prayer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Megan Estrada)

A photo of a shadowbox on a wall.

A shadowbox rests on a wall during the 18th Komodo 11 ceremony, March 23, 2021, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The shadowbox consists of an aircraft plate taken from the wreckage of Komodo 11, an HH-60G Pave Hawk, and a plaque that represents the lives of the four 41st Rescue Squadron and two 38th Rescue Squadron Airmen who passed away. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Megan Estrada)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. --