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Master Sgt. John Chapman immortalized at hometown commemoration

The U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. John Chapman Medal of Honor monument was unveiled during a ceremony, Sept. 30, 2018, at Memorial Hall in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. On March 3, 2002, Chapman was killed during Operation ANACONDA, when he knowingly sacrificed his life to fend off a rocket-propelled grenade attack on an incoming MH-47 “Chinook” helicopter carrying a quick reaction force of U.S. Army Rangers and Air Force Special Tactics Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Conroy)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Ryan Conroy
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