Soldiers Never Leave Their Fallen

By Air Force Staff Sgt. Derrick C. GoodeMarch 19, 2007

The team arrives at a remote site by helicopter.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The team arrives at a remote site by helicopter. (Photo Credit: Air Force Staff Sgt. Derrick C. Goode) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. 1st Class Steve Moody, a medic, rehearses medical evacuation procedures at a base camp in  Xekong Province.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. 1st Class Steve Moody, a medic, rehearses medical evacuation procedures at a base camp in Xekong Province. (Photo Credit: Air Force Staff Sgt. Derrick C. Goode) VIEW ORIGINAL
A medic examines a local resident. In addition to searching for remains of servicemembers, the team provides medical care for people living in the area.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A medic examines a local resident. In addition to searching for remains of servicemembers, the team provides medical care for people living in the area. (Photo Credit: Air Force Staff Sgt. Derrick C. Goode) VIEW ORIGINAL
The team searches a site on the side of a mountain, marking the locations where gear and remains are discovered.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The team searches a site on the side of a mountain, marking the locations where gear and remains are discovered. (Photo Credit: Air Force Staff Sgt. Derrick C. Goode) VIEW ORIGINAL
Team members discover an item belonging to a Soldier.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Team members discover an item belonging to a Soldier. (Photo Credit: Air Force Staff Sgt. Derrick C. Goode) VIEW ORIGINAL