717th Airmen host 5K 4 Refugees Run

he event raised more than $5,000 for the International Rescue Committee, an organization that provides humanitarian aid to people whose lives have been upended by war, conflict and natural disasters.

U.S. Air Force Airmen and community members participate in the annual 5K 4 Refugees Run Dec. 2, 2017, at the 717th Air Base Squadron in Ankara, Turkey. The event raised more than $5,000 for the International Rescue Committee, an organization that provides humanitarian aid to people whose lives have been upended by war, conflict and natural disasters. (Courtesy photo)

he event raised more than $5,000 for the International Rescue Committee, an organization that provides humanitarian aid to people whose lives have been upended by war, conflict and natural disasters.

U.S. Air Force Airmen and community members participate in the annual 5K 4 Refugees Run Dec. 2, 2017, at the 717th Air Base Squadron in Ankara, Turkey. The community gathered toy and clothing donations to be distributed to people in need. (Courtesy photo)

he event raised more than $5,000 for the International Rescue Committee, an organization that provides humanitarian aid to people whose lives have been upended by war, conflict and natural disasters.

U.S. Air Force Airmen and community members participate in the annual 5K 4 Refugees Run Dec. 2, 2017, at the 717th Air Base Squadron in Ankara, Turkey. The event raised more than $5,000 to the International Rescue Committee, an organization that provides humanitarian aid to people whose lives have been upended by war, conflict and natural disasters. (Courtesy photo)

he event raised more than $5,000 for the International Rescue Committee, an organization that provides humanitarian aid to people whose lives have been upended by war, conflict and natural disasters.

U.S. Embassy Charge d’Affaires Philip Kosnett, acting ambassador, speaks during the annual 5K 4 Refugees Run at the 717th Air Base Squadron in Ankara, Turkey, Dec. 2, 2017. (Courtesy photo)

he event raised more than $5,000 for the International Rescue Committee, an organization that provides humanitarian aid to people whose lives have been upended by war, conflict and natural disasters.

U.S. Air Force Airmen and community members pose for a photo at the annual 5K 4 Refugees Run Dec. 2, 2017, at the 717th Air Base Squadron in Ankara, Turkey. The events raised more than $5,000 for the International Rescue Committee, an organization that provides humanitarian aid to people whose lives have been upended by war, conflict and natural disasters. (Courtesy photo)

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