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Memorial service held for fallen 4th CES Airman

Memorial service held for fallen 4th CES Airman

A portrait of Staff Sgt. James Grotjan is displayed on stage during his memorial service, Aug. 3, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Grotjan died from non-combat related injuries he received while deployed to Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittain Crolley)

Memorial service held for fallen 4th CES Airman

A slideshow of photos of Staff Sgt. James Grotjan plays during his memorial service, Aug. 3, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Grotjan was assigned to the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron as a water and fuels systems technician. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittain Crolley)

Memorial service held for fallen 4th CES Airman

Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Murgolo, 4th Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuels systems technician, reads a decoration citation for Staff Sgt. James Grotjan during his memorial service, Aug. 3, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Grotjan was posthumously awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal for his accomplishments while deployed to Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittain Crolley)

Memorial service held for fallen 4th CES Airman

Decorations and a brick dedicated in honor of Staff Sgt. James Grotjan sit on a table during his memorial service, Aug. 3, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Grotjan was posthumously awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal and a brick was placed in his honor at Heritage Park on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittain Crolley)

Memorial service held for fallen 4th CES Airman

Staff Sgt. Eric Emmanuel, 4th Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuels systems technician, inspects the creases of a flag during a flag-folding ceremony as part of a memorial service for Staff Sgt. James Grotjan, Aug. 3, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The flag will be displayed in the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuels systems shop where Grotjan worked. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittain Crolley)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- A portrait of Staff Sgt. James Grotjan is displayed on stage during his memorial service, Aug. 3, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Grotjan died from non-combat related injuries he received while deployed to Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittain Crolley)
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