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CONR-1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) salutes Warrior Beach Retreat

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - Master Sgt. Glen Webb, 101st Air Communications Squadron and member of Tyndall’s Green Knights Motorcycle Club, fastens his helmet prior to participating in an escort detail for the Warrior Beach Retreat parade event Sept. 17. Webb joined other motorcyclists to escort vehicles of wounded warriors from Panama City Beach to an inaugural welcome at a Panama City church. The Retreat is honors wounded warriors by bringing them and their spouse or caregiver to Panama City Beach, Fla., for a week of rest and relaxation. (Air Force Photo Released/Mary McHale)

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - Master Sgt. Glen Webb, 101st Air Communications Squadron and member of Tyndall’s Green Knights Motorcycle Club, fastens his helmet prior to participating in an escort detail for the Warrior Beach Retreat parade event Sept. 17. Webb joined other motorcyclists to escort vehicles of wounded warriors from Panama City Beach to an inaugural welcome at a Panama City church. The Retreat honors wounded warriors by bringing them and their spouse or caregiver to Panama City Beach, Fla., for a week of rest and relaxation. (Air Force Photo Released/Mary McHale)

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Proudly flying the Colors, motorcyclists lead the the escort detail for the Warrior Beach Retreat parade event Sept. 17. All along the route, which went from Panama City Beach to a local church in Panama City, well wishers  paid tribute to the wounded warriors with flags, waves and rendering salutes. The Retreat honors wounded warriors by bringing them and their spouse or caregiver to Panama City Beach, Fla., for a week of rest and relaxation. (Air Force Photo Released/Capt. Jared Scott)

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Proudly flying the Colors, motorcyclists lead the escort detail for the Warrior Beach Retreat parade event Sept. 17. All along the route, which went from Panama City Beach to a local church in Panama City, well wishers paid tribute to the wounded warriors with flags, waves and rendered salutes. The Retreat honors wounded warriors by bringing them and their spouse or caregiver to Panama City Beach, Fla., for a week of rest and relaxation. (Air Force Photo Released/Capt. Jared Scott)

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Members of the 601st Air Operations Squadron line the route of the Warrior Beach Retreat parade event Sept. 17 to pay tribute to the wounded warriors as their vehicles pass. The Retreat honors wounded warriors by bringing them and their spouse or caregiver to Panama City Beach, Fla., for a week of rest and relaxation. (Air Force Photo Released/Capt. Jared Scott)

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Members of the 601st Air Operations Squadron, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., line the route of the Warrior Beach Retreat parade event Sept. 17 to pay tribute to the wounded warriors as their vehicles pass. The Retreat honors wounded warriors by bringing them and their spouse or caregiver to Panama City Beach, Fla., for a week of rest and relaxation. (Air Force Photo Released/Capt. Jared Scott)

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Students from the Paul Airey Noncommissioned Officer Academy at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., salute vehicles of wounded warriors during Warrior Beach Retreat Sept. 17 as they arrive for the inaugural welcome at a local church in Panama City. The Retreat honors wounded warriors by bringing them and their spouse or caregiver to Panama City Beach, Fla., for a week of rest and relaxation. (Air Force Photo Released/Mary McHale)

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Students from the Paul Airey Noncommissioned Officer Academy at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., salute vehicles of wounded warriors during Warrior Beach Retreat Sept. 17 as they arrive for the inaugural welcome at a local church in Panama City. The Retreat honors wounded warriors by bringing them and their spouse or caregiver to Panama City Beach, Fla., for a week of rest and relaxation. (Air Force Photo Released/Mary McHale)

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Master  Sgt. Tiffany Watson, Continental U.S. Aerospace Defense Region- 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) Chief of Staff’s Knowledge Management Office, holds her daughter Bailey as she salutes arriving wounded warriors during the Warrior Beach Retreat parade event Sept. 17. The Retreat honors wounded warriors by bringing them and their spouse or caregiver to Panama City Beach, Fla., for a week of rest and relaxation. (Air Force Photo Released/Mary McHale)

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Master Sgt. Tiffany Watson, Continental U.S. Aerospace Defense Region- 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) Chief of Staff’s Knowledge Management Office, holds her daughter Bailey as she salutes arriving wounded warriors during the Warrior Beach Retreat parade event Sept. 17. The Retreat honors wounded warriors by bringing them and their spouse or caregiver to Panama City Beach, Fla., for a week of rest and relaxation. (Air Force Photo Released/Mary McHale)

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Linda Cope, Warrior Beach Retreat, Inc. founder, smiles at well-wishers as she arrives at the inaugural welcome ceremony for Warrior Beach Retreat participants Sept. 17 at a church in Panama City. Cope’s son, Joshua, an Operation  Iraqi Freedom veteran, lost both his legs and injured his hands after an improvised explosive device attack in Baghdad in 2006. The Retreat honors wounded warriors by bringing them and their spouse or caregiver to Panama City Beach, Fla., for a week of rest and relaxation. (Air Force Photo Released/Mary McHale)

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Linda Cope, Warrior Beach Retreat, Inc. founder, smiles at well-wishers as she arrives at the inaugural welcome ceremony for Warrior Beach Retreat participants Sept. 17 at a church in Panama City. Cope’s son, Joshua, an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, lost both his legs and injured his hands after an improvised explosive device attack in Baghdad in 2006. The Retreat honors wounded warriors by bringing them and their spouse or caregiver to Panama City Beach, Fla., for a week of rest and relaxation. (Air Force Photo Released/Mary McHale)