A memorial at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. honors the crew of a KC-135 Stratotanker crash that took place near Geilenkirchen Air Base, Germany. The memorial was erected for "ESSO 77" crew members: Maj. David Fite, Maj. Matthew Laiho, Capt. Kenneth Thiele and Tech. Sgt. Richard Visintainer who perished in the crash Jan. 13, 1999.(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Michael Stewart)
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