Spangdahlem rucks in remembrance

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Puls, 52nd Security Forces Squadron patrolman from Cedaredge, Co., displays the name of a fallen defender, Senior Airman Sara Knowles, on her bullet-proof vest before the 10-kilometer Security Forces Memorial Ruck March at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 12, 2014. The march was held in remembrance of all fallen security forces and police officers as part of National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Puls, 52nd Security Forces Squadron patrolman from Cedaredge, Co., displays the name of a fallen defender, Senior Airman Sara Knowles, on her bullet-proof vest before the 10-kilometer Security Forces Memorial Ruck March at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 12, 2014. The march was held in remembrance of all fallen security forces and police officers as part of National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

U. S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Hatfield, 52nd Security Forces Squadron patrolman from Sumter, S.C., tries to keep warm before participating in the Security Forces Memorial Ruck March at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 12, 2014. Hatfield was one of more than 50 base members to participate in the 10-kilometer march braving cold rain and high winds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

U. S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Hatfield, 52nd Security Forces Squadron patrolman from Sumter, S.C., tries to keep warm before participating in the Security Forces Memorial Ruck March at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 12, 2014. Hatfield was one of more than 50 base members to participate in the 10-kilometer march braving cold rain and high winds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

Members of the Spangdahlem community listen to the event coordinator explain the route before the Security Forces Memorial Ruck March on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 12, 2014. This event kicked off a week-long celebration of National Police Week, a U.S. nationally-recognized observance that honors fallen police officers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

Members of the Spangdahlem community listen to the event coordinator explain the route before the Security Forces Memorial Ruck March on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 12, 2014. This event kicked off a week-long celebration of National Police Week, a U.S. nationally-recognized observance that honors fallen police officers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

Three 52nd Security Forces Squadron patrolmen walk the perimeter of the base in the 10-kilometer Security Forces Memorial Ruck March at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 12, 2014. Participants were encouraged throughout the march to reflect on the loss of fallen security forces members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

Three 52nd Security Forces Squadron patrolmen walk the perimeter of the base in the 10-kilometer Security Forces Memorial Ruck March at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 12, 2014. Participants were encouraged throughout the march to reflect on the loss of fallen security forces members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

Military Working Dog Katya kisses the cheek of U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Shannon Hennessy, 52nd Security Forces Squadron MWD handler from Colusa, Calif., at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 12, 2014, after the Security Forces Memorial Ruck March. The march was held to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty and recognize the service of base defenders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

Military Working Dog Katya kisses the cheek of U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Shannon Hennessy, 52nd Security Forces Squadron MWD handler from Colusa, Calif., at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 12, 2014, after the Security Forces Memorial Ruck March. The march was held to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty and recognize the service of base defenders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Christopher Marler, 52nd Security Force armorer from Morrilton, Ark., finishes the last leg of a 10-kilometer Security Forces Memorial Ruck March on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 12, 2014. The march was held to honor all security forces defenders and police officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Christopher Marler, 52nd Security Force armorer from Morrilton, Ark., finishes the last leg of a 10-kilometer Security Forces Memorial Ruck March on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 12, 2014. The march was held to honor all security forces defenders and police officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)