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Travis Manion Fallen Hero Post

In their mission to always remember and carry on the legacy of our fallen heroes, the Travis Manion Foundation has shared Nick's photo and story on their website. You can find it here.

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2015 Hall of Heroes Photo Mounting Ceremony

On January 23, 2015 the U.S. Army Survivor Outreach Services added Captain Nicholas Whitlock's photo to the Hall of Heroes located in Fort Benning, GA. Below are several photos taken at the event. To view more photos from this event please click here.

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2015 FHOG 5K Race

The Fallen Heroes of Georgia 5K race will take place Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the Lake Lanier Islands Resort in Buford, GA.  This race takes place each year to honor and remember Georgia’s Fallen Soldiers who have been killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.  All race proceeds benefit charities created in memory ...

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Refurbishment of Nick’s 1994 Jeep

Nick’s white Jeep Wrangler has been displayed at many of the Foundation’s events over the last 2 years.  Nick first received the Jeep in high school, and it was a part of many of his life’s journeys.  Nick’s family would like to continue to display the Jeep at future events, and have commissioned Toy Box ...

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Reflections at the Two Year Anniversary

As a Foundation we deeply respect the men and women, past and present, who have given so much to our country. With the two year anniversary of Ratchet 33’s accident upon us we’ve spent a great deal of time reflecting on the lives, service and sacrifice of the members of the crew - Captain Nicholas ...

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J.F. Gregory Park Brick Dedication

As part of the annual Veteran's Day event, the Richmond Hill, GA Exchange Club dedicated a brick to Captain Whitlock. This brick became part of the Veteran's Monument. Richmond Hill is the hometown of Ashley Whitlock.

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Remembering Our Fallen Exhibit

Bill & Evonne Williams are natives of Omaha with four sons who have served in the United States military. Their sons’ service has led to an appreciation for the sacrifices of our servicemen and their families, as well as a desire to honor our military, including those who have died, while serving the United ...

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Air Force Museum Plaque

Plaque at the National Air Force Museum

A plaque has been placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the Air Force in Dayton, Ohio in memory of the members of "Ratchet 33".  The plaque is located in the museum's Memorial Park.  The museum's Memorial Park honors Air Force-associated units and people for their courageous service and sacrifice in the cause ...

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FTVA Memorial Service

On June 20, 2013 the Freedom Through Vigilance Association (FTVA) is conducting a memorial service for the members of Ratchet 33. The FTVA is an alumni association of the AF Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Agency, San Antonio, Tx. From their roots during WWII as the Air Force Security Service, their mission is to preserve ...

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Arlington Tree Planting

We are humbled to share this act of kindness by the members of the 34 ESOS-A Aircrew.  The members of the 34 ESOS-A Aircrew wanted to do something to honor the 1 year anniversary of the death of their fellow comrades.  The crew was deployed together during the anniversary and was not able to attend ...

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