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U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Sherrie Lewis, 39th Mission Support Group superintendent, leads Airman Leadership School Class 19-C during the Four Chaplains’ Run Feb. 22, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Sherrie Lewis, 39th Mission Support Group superintendent, leads Airman Leadership School Class 19-C during the Four Chaplains’ Run Feb. 22, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The Four Chaplains’ Run was hosted by the chaplain team in memory of four World War II Army chaplains who sacrificed their own lives aboard the USS Dorchester by giving up their lifejackets to save others as the ship sank. The four chaplains commemorated were 1st Lt. George L. Fox, Methodist; 1st Lt. Alexander D. Goode, Jewish; 1st Lt. John P. Washington, Roman Catholic; and 1st Lt. Clark V. Poling, Dutch Reformed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kirby Turbak)

A United Service Organizations’ member takes a photo of Airman Leadership School students and instructors after the Four Chaplains’ Run Feb. 22, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.

A United Service Organizations’ member takes a photo of Airman Leadership School students and instructors after the Four Chaplains’ Run Feb. 22, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Every year, members of the military celebrate the legacy and courage of the four World War II Army chaplains who sacrificed their own lives aboard the USS Dorchester by giving up their lifejackets to save others as the ship sank. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kirby Turbak)

A volunteer directs runners during the Four Chaplains’ Run Feb. 22, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.

A volunteer directs runners during the Four Chaplains’ Run Feb. 22, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The chaplain team hosted the 5K in memory of four World War II Army chaplains who sacrificed their own lives aboard the USS Dorchester by giving up their lifejackets to save others as the ship sank. In July 14, 1960, the Four Chaplains’ Medal was approved to recognize their heroic actions and to date they are the only ones to ever receive the medal. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kirby Turbak)

Members of the 39th Air Base Wing run to commemorate four World War II Army chaplains who sacrificed their own lives aboard the USS Dorchester by giving up their lifejackets to save others as the ship sank at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Feb. 22, 2019.

Members of the 39th Air Base Wing run to commemorate four World War II Army chaplains who sacrificed their own lives aboard the USS Dorchester by giving up their lifejackets to save others as the ship sank at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Feb. 22, 2019. The ship set sail from New York on Jan. 23, 1943, and was sunk by a German submarine on Feb. 3, 1943. Of the 902 members onboard the ship only 230 survived. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kirby Turbak)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kurtis Harrison, 39th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, gives a thumbs-up during the Four Chaplains’ Run Feb. 22, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kurtis Harrison, 39th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, gives a thumbs-up during the Four Chaplains’ Run Feb. 22, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The Four Chaplains’ Run was hosted by the chaplain team in memory of four World War II Army chaplains who sacrificed their own lives aboard the USS Dorchester by giving up their lifejackets to save others as the ship sank. The chaplains were posthumously awarded the Purple Heart and the Distinguished Service Cross. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kirby Turbak)

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey -- The Four Chaplains’ Run was hosted by the chaplain team in memory of four World War II Army chaplains who sacrificed their own lives aboard the USS Dorchester by giving up their lifejackets to save others as the ship sank.  The four chaplains commemorated were 1st Lt. George L. Fox, Methodist; 1st Lt. Alexander D. Goode, Jewish; 1st Lt. John P. Washington, Roman Catholic; and 1st Lt. Clark V. Poling, Dutch Reformed.