Photo of the week, Air Force Full Honors Funeral

Photo of the week, Air Force Full Honors Funeral

Jul 31 2017

Members of the United States Air Force Honor Guard participate in the military full honors funeral for retired Col. Freeman B. Olmstead in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., July 27th, 2017.  Olmstead became the subject of national attention in July of 1960 when his RB-47 aircraft was shot down by Soviet fighter jets and he became a prisoner of war for 208 days. He was greeted by President John F. Kennedy upon his return to the U.S. in January of 1961. (U.S. Army photo by Elizabeth Fraser/Arlington National Cemetery/released)