The short life and long legacy of 2nd Lt. George Whiteman

Veterans of Foreign Wars from Chapter 2591stand at attention after firing a three-rifle volley during the annual wreath-laying ceremony at the grave of 2nd Lt. George Whiteman May 16, 2015, in Sedalia, Mo. Each year, veterans around the area attend the ceremony to honor the ultimate sacrifice that the lieutenant made when he became one of the first Airmen to die during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley/Released)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Brigitte N. BrantleyReleased
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