U.S. Airmen, Soldiers and the family members of late Col. Charles C. Heckel, a World War II prisoner of war, gather to recognize his sacrifices during a Prisoner of War Medal presentation ceremony at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Jan. 19, 2018. More than 110 individuals attended to honor Heckel as his grandson, Philip Johnson, told his story and Heckel’s wife, Jacqueline Heckel, received a Prisoner of War Medal on his behalf. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kathryn R.C. Reaves)
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