NAS Patuxent River held its Bells Across America ceremony Sept. 26 to remember fallen service members and honor their families. NAS leadership hosted the event, which included Sailors reading the names of deceased service members from the area as a bell was struck once in their honor. Special guests in attendance were Gold Star family members Gary Lohman, father of Sgt. Ryan Baumann, and Stephanie Saunders, wife of SK2 Edward Saunders.