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An Air Force carry team places a transfer case carrying Maj. Troy Gilbert’s remains into a vehicle Oct. 3, 2016, at Dover Air Force Base, Del., for transport to the port mortuary and identification center, a part of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System. Gilbert died Nov. 27, 2006, when his F-16C Fighting Falcon crashed while he was providing close-air support to special operations forces about 30 miles southwest of Balad Air Base, Iraq. His remains were finally returned to the U.S. on Oct. 3, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Aaron J. Jenne)


Dignified Transfer at Dover AFB

An Air Force carry team places a transfer case carrying Maj. Troy Gilbert’s remains into a vehicle Oct. 3, 2016, at Dover Air Force Base, Del., for transport to the port mortuary and identification center, a part of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System. Gilbert died Nov. 27, 2006, when his F-16C Fighting Falcon crashed while he was providing close-air support to special operations forces about 30 miles southwest of Balad Air Base, Iraq. His remains were finally returned to the U.S. on Oct. 3, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Aaron J. Jenne)