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A Splendid Ceremony

James K. Hopkins holds the 509th Bomb Wing patch and scarf, during a a memorial ceremony for his father, U.S. Lt. Col. James I. Hopkins, at Arlington National Cemetery, Washington D.C., Sept. 30, 2021. Hopkins's father was the pilot on the Big Stink, a B-29 Superfortress, assigned to photograph the atomic bomb mission against Nagasaki. After World War II, Hopkins was on a C-124 Globemaster II bound for RAF Lakenheath, England when it crashed south of Ireland. (U.S. Air Force photo be Tech. Sgt. Heather Salazar)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Heather Salazar
VIRIN: 210930-F-ZT243-0005.JPG
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