SMC honors POW/MIA; marks Air Force’s 68th Birthday with 24-hour torch relay
Dawn breaks over the Space and Missile Systems Center's Schriever Space Complex at Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo, Calif. Sept. 18 as the POW/MIA torch relay team gets in its few remaining hours on the running track. Running until 9 a.m. to mark the conclusion of the 24-hour event, each runner executed the same mission – ensuring the torch remained lit to represent the nation’s resolve; moving it ever forward to show the promise to those missing warriors and their families.(U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Spellman)

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