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An Air Force aircrew badge lies broken on the casket of U.S. Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Earnest Vienneau, 97th Bombardment Group, during the funeral at Millinocket, Maine, Oct. 9, 2021. As a tradition, initial pilot graduates to bring good luck, break their wing into two parts. To preserve good luck, the halves should never be brought together while the pilot is alive and after their passing they are brought together for good luck in the next life. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cody Dowell)
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