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Fallen Beale Airmen Honored at Memorial Service

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Two fallen Beale airmen were honored at a memorial service at the base Monday.


Captain Reid Nishizuka and Staff Sergeant Richard Dickson were posthumously awarded the bronze star for heroism Monday at a memorial service held at Beale Air Force Base.

Nishizuka, originally from Hawaii, and Dickson, originally from Rancho Cordova, were killed April 27 in a plane crash near Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Both airmen, and the plane they were in, were stationed at Beale.

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