RAO honors veterans of past wars


The Department of the Air Force Retiree Activities Office (RAO) placed approximately 500 flags at cemeteries in Edwardsville, Pringle and Courtdale on May 11 in observance of Memorial Day. Flags were furnished by the Department of Affairs Office, Forty Fort. Pictured, from left, are Joseph Azaravich, RAO life member; Raymond Smith, RAO director; Phil Kolendowicz; St. Mary’s Church member; Willard Rollins; RAO chaplain; William Jones, RAO counselor, John Sladin; RAO historian; Charles Lamoreaux; RAO deputy director.