The US Navy’s Blue Angels and Air Force’s Thunderbirds flew over the nation’s capital Saturday in a thank-you salute to America’s healthcare workers and 1st responders for their work during the coronavirus chaos.
The spectacular air display showcased intricate forms and maneuvers from some of the Armed Force’s ‘Top Gun’ pilots and lasted around 20 mins.
“We are honored to fly over these cities in a display of national unity and support for the men and women keeping our communities safe,” Air Force Lt. Col. John Caldwell, Thunderbird Commander and lead pilot, said in a statement.
“These flyovers are a gesture of goodwill on behalf of the entire Department of Defense to the heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic.“
The squadrons flew over the Baltimore area mins before beginning the DC flyover that routed southeast over the Potomac River, Bethesda, and Silver Springs.
The route continue into Virginia and flew to Atlanta Saturday afternoon.
The thrilling display was also seen New York City last Tuesday part of a nationwide initiative to thank essential American workers during the medical emergency chaos.
Have a healthy weekend, Keep the Faith!