Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Khobar Towers ceremony set

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- The 33d Fighter Wing community is hosting the annual Khobar Towers Memorial Ceremony June 25 at 8 a.m. at the Nomad Memorial. Members of the tri-service F-35 Joint Strike Fighter team will honor the 12 Nomads and seven other airmen killed in the Khobar Towers terrorist bombing in Saudi Arabia on June 25, 1996. This year's keynote speaker is Air Force retired Chief Master Sgt. Troy A. Lowe, who was the senior enlisted advisor to the wing during the bombing. (Source: Eglin Air Force Base Public Affairs, 06/20/12)