22 Jun '16, 3am

Airmen #honor heroic commander at his funeral. @AFSpecOpsCmd

Airmen #honor heroic commander at his funeral. @AFSpecOpsCmd

Two months after Lt. Col. William “Bill” Schroeder was fatally shot during an incident of workplace violence, the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard laid him to rest with full military honors June 16 at Arlington National Cemetery. More than 100 family members, teammates and service members attended the service to honor Schroeder, who was the commander of the 342nd Training Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. “As a professional, his calm demeanor, patience and genuine concern for everyone he came in contact with was unparalleled,” said Maj. Jay Syc, who served with Schroeder at the 10th Combat Weather Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Florida, and is a godfather to one of his sons. ”He taught me how important it was to take care of my men, to be there for them when they needed someone, and to stick to your morals and ethics no matter what the situation,” But Schroeder, 3...

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