SBD 1 Remembers POW/MIA

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  • By Airman 1st Class Aaron Edwards
  • Space Base Delta 1 Public Affairs
Retired U.S. Army Master Sgt. Edwin Beck, World War II veteran and former prisoner of war, speaks during the Space Base Delta 1 POW/MIA remembrance ceremony at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 13, 2022. Beck, and 19 other Americans assigned to the 106th Infantry Division, 422nd Regiment, were captured by German soldiers on Dec. 19, 1944, during Battle of the Bulge. He spent nearly six months as a POW in Stalag IV G near Oschatz, Germany, before escaping during a guard shift change. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Edwards)