Memorial for fallen airmen

May 28, 2013 3:26 p.m.  •  1 comment

A public memorial was held at the Inland Northwest Bank Performing Arts Center for Capt. Mark Tyler Voss, Capt. Victoria Pinckney and Tech. Sgt. Herman “Tre” Mackey III, the patriots who lost their lives onboard a KC-135 that crashed May 3.

Related story: Spokane pays tribute to fallen Fairchild airmen

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Before the memorial service for three Fairchild Air Force Base Airmen, Spokane Fire Department’s Deputy Chief Bob Hanna, unfurls the American flag after it wrapped itself around the fire truck’s ladder it was displayed from on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, near the INB Performing Arts Center in Spokane, Wash.

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Marshall Smith, and other members of the Patriot Guard, stand sentry outside the INB Performing Arts Center in Spokane, Wash., Tuesday, May 28, 2013, before the public memorial for three Fairchild Air force Base Airmen.

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Col. Brian Newberry, 92nd Air Refueling Wing Commander speaks during a public memorial for the three Fairchild Airmen who lost their lives onboard a KC-135 that crashed May 3, over Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at the INB Performing Arts Center in Spokane, Wash.

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A memorial for, from right, Capt. Mark Tyler Voss Capt. Victoria Pinckney and Technical Sergeant Herman “Tre” Mackey III, is seen stage-side during a public memorial on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at the INB Performing Arts Center in Spokane, Wash.

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Col. Brian Newberry, 92nd Air Refueling Wing Commander speaks during a public memorial for the three Fairchild Airmen on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at the INB Performing Arts Center in Spokane, Wash.

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Captain Tino Diaz, pauses as he remembers his friend Captain Tyler Voss, pictured right during a public memorial for the three Fairchild Airmenon Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at the INB Performing Arts Center in Spokane, Wash.

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A pair of mourners hold hands during a public memorial for the three Fairchild Airmen who lost their lives onboard a KC-135 that crashed May 3, over Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at the INB Performing Arts Center in Spokane, Wash.

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Captain Ashly Barnes remembers her friend Captain Victoria Pinckney, pictured right, during a public memorial for the three Fairchild Airmen on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at the INB Performing Arts Center in Spokane, Wash.

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Staff Sergeant Ben Davis laughs as he remembers his friend, Tech. Sgt. Herman “Tre” Mackey III during a public memorial for the three Fairchild Airmen on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at the INB Performing Arts Center in Spokane, Wash.

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Airmen salute as Taps sounds out over the auditorium during a public memorial for the three Fairchild Airmen on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at the INB Performing Arts Center in Spokane, Wash.

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During a public memorial for the three Fairchild Air Force Base Airmen, members of the Fairchild Air Force Base Honor Guard fire a 21-gun salute outside the INB Performing Arts Center in Spokane, Wash., Tuesday, May 28, 2013.

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Staff Sgt. Amy Lacy, Sr. Airmen Antonio Rapp and Cody Haynes embrace after a public memorial for the three Fairchild Airmen who lost their lives onboard a KC-135 that crashed May 3, over Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at the INB Performing Arts Center in Spokane, Wash. The three said they were friends of Capt. Tyler Voss pictured at left, and had flown and worked with him during his time at Fairchild.

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