Honoring Col. Leo Boston
Date: 7/15/2011 Album ID: 1286552
Photos by Christian Murdock
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Family and friend pay final tribute to the Vietnam War pilot who disappeared during the war in 1966.
Edythe Boston, 99, is helped to her seat Friday, July 15, 2011, before the  burial for her sone,  Col. Leo Boston, at the Air Force Academy Cemetery. Boston disappeared 45 years ago while flying an A-1E Skyraider aircraft during the Vietnam War.  (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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The remains of Col. Leo Boston are carried to his burial site at the Air Force Academy Cemetery Friday, July 15, 2011, during a service for the Air Force pilot. Boston disappeared 45 years ago while flying an A-1E Skyraider aircraft during the Vietnam War.  (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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John Boston, left,  Bethany Boston-Johnson and Stephanie  Boston-Danielson watch as the remains of their father, Col. Leo Boston, are placed at his burial site as his grave site service begins Friday, July 15, 2011, at the Air Force Academy Cemetery. Boston disappeared 45 years ago while flying an A-1E Skyraider aircraft during the Vietnam War.  (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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Bethany Boston-Johnson wipes a tear from her eye Friday, July 15, 2011, during a burial for her father, Col. Leo Boston, at the Air Force Academy Cemetery. Boston disappeared 45 years ago while flying an A-1E Skyraider aircraft during the Vietnam War.  (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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Members of the Colorado Patriot Guard watch Friday, July 15, 2011, during a burial for Col. Leo Boston at the Air Force Academy Cemetery. Boston disappeared 45 years ago while flying an A-1E Skyraider aircraft during the Vietnam War.  (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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Stephanie Boston-Danielson comforts her 99-year-old mother, Edythe Hall Boston Friday, July 15, 2011, during a burial for her father Col. Leo Boston at the Air Force Academy Cemetery. Boston disappeared 45 years ago while flying an A-1E Skyraider aircraft during the Vietnam War.  (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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Sisters Bethany Boston-Johnson, left, and Stephanie Boston-Danielson comfort each other Friday, July 15, 2011, during a burial for their father, Col. Leo Boston, at the Air Force Academy Cemetery. Boston disappeared 45 years ago while flying an A-1E Skyraider aircraft during the Vietnam War.  (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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Son John Boston, left, daughter Bethany Boston-Johnson, daughter Stephanie Boston-Danielson, mother Edythe Boston and great granddaughter Sydney Danielson comfort each other Friday, July 15, 2011, during a burial for Col. Leo Boston at the Air Force Academy Cemetery. Boston disappeared 45 years ago while flying an A-1E Skyraider aircraft during the Vietnam War.  (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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The Air Force Academy honor guard fold the flag covering the casket Friday, July 15, 2011, during a burial for Col. Leo Boston at the Air Force Academy Cemetery. Boston disappeared 45 years ago while flying an A-1E Skyraider aircraft during the Vietnam War.  (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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Air force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michael Gould gives John Boston a flag honoring his father Friday, July 15, 2011, during a burial for Col. Leo Boston at the Air Force Academy Cemetery. Boston disappeared 45 years ago while flying an A-1E Skyraider aircraft during the Vietnam War.  (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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Air force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michael Gould gives Bethany Boston-Johnson a flag honoring her father Friday, July 15, 2011, during a burial for Col. Leo Boston at the Air Force Academy Cemetery. Boston disappeared 45 years ago while flying an A-1E Skyraider aircraft during the Vietnam War.  (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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Air force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michael Gould gives Stephanie Boston a flag honoring her father Friday, July 15, 2011, during a burial for Col. Leo Boston at the Air Force Academy Cemetery. Boston disappeared 45 years ago while flying an A-1E Skyraider aircraft during the Vietnam War.  (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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John Boston comforts his sister Bethany Boston-Johnson during the burial service Friday, July 15, 2011, for their father, Col. Leo Boston,  at the Air Force Academy Cemetery. Boston disappeared 45 years ago while flying an A-1E Skyraider aircraft during the Vietnam War.  (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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Air Force Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michael Gould gives 99-year-old Edythe Boston a flag honoring her son, Col. Leo Boston, Friday, July 15, 2011, during a burial for him at the Air Force Academy Cemetery. Boston disappeared 45 years ago while flying an A-1E Skyraider aircraft during the Vietnam War.  (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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Edythe Boston receives a flag honoring her son, Col. Leo Boston,  while her daughter, Stephanie Boston-Danielson, left, and her great graddaughter, Sydney Danielson comfort her Friday, July 15, 2011, during a burial for him at the Air Force Academy Cemetery. Boston disappeared 45 years ago while flying an A-1E Skyraider aircraft during the Vietnam War.  (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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Family and friends watch the burial service Friday, July 15, 2011, for Col. Leo Boston at the Air Force Academy Cemetery. Boston disappeared 45 years ago while flying an A-1E Skyraider aircraft during the Vietnam War.  (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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Family and friends watch the burial service Friday, July 15, 2011, for Col. Leo Boston at the Air Force Academy Cemetery. Boston disappeared 45 years ago while flying an A-1E Skyraider aircraft during the Vietnam War.  (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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