Missing Man Formation

Host Bob Edwards talks with Navy Historian Richard Hallion about the Missing Man formation, which is flown over the funerals of fallen servicemen. Hallion says the tradition is not only a unique way to remember aviators, but is now flown for other respected dead.



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