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Moody hosts Relay For Life event

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Elizabeth Keithly, Child Development Center assistant director, center, poses for a photo with children from the CDC during a Relay For Life event at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Sept. 17, 2021. Friends, family, and CDC employees and students participated in the event to support Keithly, who has stage three breast cancer. Moody AFB’s 5/6 organization hosted the event to raise money for the American Cancer Society through the Combined Federal Campaign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

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A military community member runs past a line of luminaries during a Relay For Life event at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Sept. 17, 2021. Each luminary represented an individual who has been affected by cancer. Moody AFB’s 5/6 organization hosted the event to raise money for the American Cancer Society through the Combined Federal Campaign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

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Military community members carry a banner labeled “Team Elizabeth” down a track during a Relay For Life event at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Sept. 17, 2021. Friends, family, and Child Development Center employees and students participated in the event to support Elizabeth Keithly, CDC assistant director, who has stage three breast cancer. Moody AFB’s 5/6 organization hosted the event to raise money for the American Cancer Society through the Combined Federal Campaign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

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Children place lights inside luminaries during a Relay For Life event at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Sept. 17, 2021. Moody AFB’s 5/6 organization hosted the event to raise money for the American Cancer Society through the Combined Federal Campaign. Participants were able to honor those affected by cancer through the lighting of luminaries. There were 56 luminaries in total at the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

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Bill Slaughter, Lowndes County Board of Commissioners chairman, left, and Paige Dukes, Lowndes County manager, right, listen to opening remarks from U.S. Air Force Col. Russ Cook, 23rd Wing commander, center, during a Relay For Life event at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Sept. 17, 2021. Moody AFB’s 5/6 organization hosted the event to raise money for the American Cancer Society through the Combined Federal Campaign. Relay For Life is the world’s largest peer-to-peer fundraising event dedicated to saving lives from cancer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

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A luminary labeled “In honor of: Shelia Lunsford” is on a track during a Relay For Life event at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Sept. 17, 2021. Each luminary represented an individual who has been affected by cancer. Moody AFB’s 5/6 organization hosted the event to raise money for the American Cancer Society through the Combined Federal Campaign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

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Military community members pose for a group photo to show support for Elizabeth Keithly during a Relay For Life event at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Sept. 17, 2021. Friends, family, and Child Development Center employees and students participated in the event to support Keithly, CDC assistant director, who has stage three breast cancer. Moody AFB’s 5/6 organization hosted the event to raise money for the American Cancer Society through the Combined Federal Campaign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. --

Military community members participated in a Relay For Life event at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Sept. 17, 2021.

The event, hosted by Moody AFB's 5/6 organization, gave Airmen and their families an opportunity to honor and show their support for those affected by cancer.