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Memorial ceremony honors fallen Saber

Mayfield passed away following a vehicle incident en route to his next duty location

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Hailey Joslin, Spangdahlem Air Base honor guard member, holds a flag during Staff Sgt. Tyler Mayfield's memorial ceremony at Spangdahlem AB, Germany, Nov. 25, 2019. Mayfield passed away following a vehicle incident en route to his next duty location. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

Mayfield passed away following a car incident en route to his next duty location

A memorial ceremony for U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Tyler Mayfield, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, was held at Hangar 1 on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Nov. 24, 2019. Mayfield passed away following a car incident en route to his next duty location. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

Mayfield's family was invited to the flag folding and received the flag after it was flown in an F-16

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Hailey Joslin, left, and Airman 1st Class Walter Burkart, right, Spangdahlem Air Base honor guard members, fold a flag to honor Staff Sgt. Tyler Mayfield's life at Spangdahlem AB, Germany, Nov. 25, 2019. Mayfield's family was invited to the flag folding and received the flag after it was flown in an F-16. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alex Miller)

Mayfield's family was invited to the flag folding and received the flag after it was flown in a sortie

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Hailey Joslin, far left, and Airman 1st Class Walter Burkart, left, Spangdahlem Air Base honor guard members, fold a flag in preparation to give to Capt. Timothy Neely, 52nd Fighter Wing F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, right, to be flown on a sortie at Spangdahlem AB, Germany, Nov. 25, 2019. Mayfield's family was invited to the flag folding and received the flag after it was flown in a sortie. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

Neely flew the aircraft on which Mayfield worked during his time at Spangdahlem AB

U.S. Air Force Capt. Timothy Neely, 480th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, displays a folded flag in honor of fallen Staff Sgt. Tyler Mayfield during his memorial ceremony at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Nov. 25, 2019. Neely flew the aircraft on which Mayfield worked during his time at Spangdahlem AB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

Mayfield was stationed at Spangdahlem AB from 2016-2019

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Walter Burkart, 52nd Fighter Wing base honor guard member, plays the ceremonial bugle at Staff Sgt. Tyler Mayfield's memorial service at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Nov. 24, 2019. Mayfield was stationed at Spangdahlem AB from 2016-2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

Mayfield passed away following a car incident en route to his next duty location

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Tyler Mayfield's family watches as an F-16 Fighting Falcon flies overhead in honor of Mayfield at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Nov. 25, 2019. Mayfield passed away following a car incident en route to his next duty location. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

Mayfield passed away following a car incident en route to his next duty location

The family of Staff Sgt. Tyler Mayfield, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, attend his memorial ceremony at Hangar 1 on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Nov. 24, 2019. Mayfield passed away following a car incident en route to his next duty location. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

Roll call was taken at the ceremony as a reminder that Mayfield will always be a part of Saber Nation

Airmen of the 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron stand for final roll call during a memorial ceremony held for U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Tyler Mayfield, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Nov. 24, 2019. Roll call was taken at the ceremony as a reminder that Mayfield will always be a part of Saber Nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

Mayfield passed away following a car incident in route to his next duty location. The 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron unveiled Mayfield's name on the side of an F-16 Fighting Falcon to commemorate the hard work and dedication Mayfield showed while at Spangdahlem AB
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Darren Arellano, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron assistant dedicated crew chief, stands next to an F-16 Fighting Falcon during Staff Sgt. Tyler Mayfield's memorial ceremony at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Nov. 24, 2019. Mayfield passed away following a car incident in route to his next duty location. The 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron unveiled Mayfield's name on the side of an F-16 Fighting Falcon to commemorate the hard work and dedication Mayfield showed while at Spangdahlem AB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

Mayfield passed away following a car incident en route to his next duty location
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Tyler Mayfield's family and members of the 52nd Fighter Wing pose for a group photo during Mayfield's memorial ceremony at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Nov. 25, 2019. Mayfield passed away following a car incident en route to his next duty location. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

Mayfield was a dedicated crew chief at Spangdahlem AB from 2016-2019
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Timothy Neely, 480th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, salutes a flag given to Staff Sgt. Tyler Mayfield's family at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Nov. 25, 2019. Mayfield was a dedicated crew chief at Spangdahlem AB from 2016-2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alex Miller)

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