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Virginia Carson Tree Dedication

A member of the Links Incorporated, an international women’s volunteer service organization, gives a speech during a tree dedication ceremony Dec. 17, 2020 at the Air Mobility Command museum at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The ceremony celebrated the life of Carson, a Links Incorporated member and prominent Delaware educator who passed away Sept. 3, 2019. Carson’s husband Charles was a civilian mortician at the Dover Port Mortuary with the Department of the Air Force for 26 years.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Cydney Lee)

A member of the Links Incorporated, an international women’s volunteer service organization, gives a speech during a tree dedication ceremony Dec. 17, 2020 at the Air Mobility Command museum at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The ceremony celebrated the life of Carson, a Links Incorporated member and prominent Delaware educator who passed away Sept. 3, 2019. Carson’s husband Charles was a civilian mortician at the Dover Port Mortuary with the Department of the Air Force for 26 years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Cydney Lee)

Friends and family of the Carson family bow their heads in prayer during a tree dedication ceremony Dec. 17, 2020 at the Air Mobility Command museum at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The ceremony celebrated the life of Virgina Carson, a prominent Delaware educator who passed away Sept. 3, 2019. Carson’s husband Charles was a civilian mortician at the Dover Port Mortuary with the Department of the Air Force for 26 years.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Cydney Lee)

Friends and family of the Carson family bow their heads in prayer during a tree dedication ceremony Dec. 17, 2020 at the Air Mobility Command museum at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The ceremony celebrated the life of Virgina Carson, a prominent Delaware educator who passed away Sept. 3, 2019. Carson’s husband Charles was a civilian mortician at the Dover Port Mortuary with the Department of the Air Force for 26 years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Cydney Lee)

Col. Brian Eddy, Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations commander, speaks at a tree dedication ceremony Dec. 17, 2020 at the Air Mobility Command at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The ceremony celebrated the life of Carson, a prominent Delaware educator who passed away Sept. 3, 2019. Carson’s husband was a civilian mortician for the United States Air Force for whom the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations facility is named after - The Charles C. Carson Center for Mortuary Affairs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

Col. Brian Eddy, Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations commander, speaks at a tree dedication ceremony Dec. 17, 2020 at the Air Mobility Command at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The ceremony celebrated the life of Carson, a prominent Delaware educator who passed away Sept. 3, 2019. Carson’s husband was a civilian mortician for the United States Air Force for whom the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations facility is named after - The Charles C. Carson Center for Mortuary Affairs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

Loved ones of Virginia Carson embrace during a tree dedication ceremony Dec. 17, 2020 at the Air Mobility Command museum at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The ceremony celebrated the life of Carson, a prominent Delaware educator who passed away Sept. 3, 2019. Carson’s husband, Charles Carson, was a civilian mortician at the Dover Port Mortuary with the Department of the Air Force for 26 years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Cydney Lee)

Loved ones of Virginia Carson embrace during a tree dedication ceremony Dec. 17, 2020 at the Air Mobility Command museum at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The ceremony celebrated the life of Carson, a prominent Delaware educator who passed away Sept. 3, 2019. Carson’s husband, Charles Carson, was a civilian mortician at the Dover Port Mortuary with the Department of the Air Force for 26 years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Cydney Lee)

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. --