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AMERICA STRONG FLIES HIGH

AMERICA STRONG FLIES HIGH

America will have eyes to the skies in the coming weeks.

In a show of national solidarity, the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, and the Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, will conduct a series of multi-city flyovers over the next two weeks.

America Strong is a collaborative salute from the Navy and Air Force to recognize healthcare workers, first responders, and other essential personnel while standing in solidarity with all Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The two demonstration teams will fly over areas of the country hardest hit by COVID-19, starting next week as both joint and individual team flights occurring every one-to-two days until mid-May.

The Blue Angels, based at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, and Thunderbirds, based at Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, typically fly at more than 30 air shows each year to demonstrate American military aviation.

This year, both teams have been forced to cancel many performances in response to Department of Defense direction resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak. Here in the Chippewa Valley our airshow is scheduled for June 13th and 14th. CLICK FOR MORE DETAILS.

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