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DoD Revises Aerial Demonstration Team 1996 Schedule

American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, June 17, 1996 – DoD recently revised the remaining 1996 jet and parachute demonstration team schedules. The new schedules, released June 6, reflect performance changes for the Navy's Blue Angels, the Air Force's Thunderbirds and the Army's Golden Knights.

 

Defense officials said they altered the schedule for numerous reasons. A leadership change with the Blue Angels canceled three performances in June. Show cancellations, loss of air show sponsorship and unsatisfactory demonstration sites were other factors officials cited in rearranging the 1996 schedule.

 

DoD receives more than 200 requests annually for the three demonstration teams. Officials said they present shows based on the season length, travel and training requirements, safety and operational considerations, and seasonal weather conditions.

 

Officials said the three teams perform to support DoD objectives and the interests of the armed forces. Performances assist military recruiting and retention goals, enhance morale among uniformed men and women, and demonstrate the professional skills and capabilities of the U.S. armed forces to the American public and U.S. allies.

Revised DoD Jet and Parachute Demonstration Team Show Sites

NAVY BLUE ANGELS

June 22-23  Quad Cities Air Show, Davenport, Iowa

June 29-30  Air Show, Fort Worth, Texas

July 6-7    National Cherry Festival Traverse City, Mich.

July 13     Air Show, Pensacola Beach, Fla.

July 20-21  Air Show, Dayton, Ohio

July 27-28  Air Rendezvous, Springfield, Ill.

Aug. 3-4    Air Show, Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich.

Aug. 10-11  SEAFAIR Air Show, Seattle

Aug. 16-18  Air Show, Mimamar Naval Air Station, Calif.

Aug. 24-25  Air and Water Show, Chicago

Aug. 31     National Air Show, Cleveland

Sept. 1-2   National Air Show, Cleveland

Sept. 7-8   Empire State Aerosciences Museum Flight ‘96, Scotia,

 N.Y.

Sept. 14-15 Air Show, Grand Junction, Colo.

Sept. 21-22 The Great Kansas Air Show, Topeka, Kan.

Sept. 28-29 Confederate Air Force Air Show, Midland, Texas

Oct. 5-6    Air Show, Point Mugu Naval Air Station, Calif.

Oct. 12-13  Fleet Week Air Show, San Francisco

Oct. 26-27  Air Show, Jacksonville Naval Air Station, Fla.

Nov. 2-3    Air Show, New Orleans Naval Air Station

Nov. 8-9    Open House, Pensacola Naval Air Station, Fla.

AIR FORCE THUNDERBIRDS

June 8      Air Show, Latrobe, Pa.

June 17     Air Show, Timisoara, Romania

June 19     Air Show, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

June 22-23  Air Show, Chievres Air Base, Belgium

June 29-30  Air Show, Cierklje, Slovenia

July 3      Air Show, Aviano Air Base, Italy

July 5      Air Show, Aalborg, Denmark

July 7      Air Show, Koksijde, Belgium

July 9      Air Show, Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal

July 19     1996 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony, Atlanta

July 24     Air Show, Cheyenne, Wyo.

July 27-28  Festival of Flight, Kansas City, Mo.

Aug. 3-4    Open House, Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass.

Aug. 17     Air Show '96, Kingsport, Tenn.

Aug. 18     Open House, Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.

Aug. 24-25  Air Show, Redmond, Ore.

Aug. 31     Sky Parade, Jackson, Miss.

Sept. 1-2    Sky Parade, Jackson, Miss.

Sept. 8     Open House, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas

Sept. 14-15 Aerospace Day, Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash.

Sept. 21-22 Open House, McGuire Air Force Base, N.J.

Sept. 28-29 New York International Air Show, Horseheads, N.Y.

Oct. 6      Open House, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.

Oct. 7      New Mexico Air Power Expo '96, Cannon Air Force Base,

 N.M.

Oct. 12-13  International Air Show, Fort Worth, Texas

Oct. 19     Open House, Altus Air Force Base, Okla.

Oct. 20     Open House, Vance Air Force Base, Okla.

Oct. 26-27  Air Expo '96, Travis Air Force Base, Calif.

Nov. 2-3    Louisiana National Air Show, Lake Charles, La.

Nov. 9      Miami Air Show, Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla.

Nov. 10     Open House, Pope Air Force Base, N.C.

ARMY GOLDEN KNIGHTS

June 8-9    Sun and Fun Air Show, Myrtle Beach, S.C.

June 8-9    High on America Air Show, Kalamazoo, Mich.

June 14-16  Aerospace America Air Show, Oklahoma City, Okla.

June 14-16  Air Show, Palmdale, Calif.

June 21-23  Centennial Aviation Expo, Salt Lake City, Utah

June 22-23  Air Show, Coney Island, N.Y.

June 29-30  Open House, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y.

June 29-30  Air Show, Fort Worth, Texas

July 4      Freedom Festival, Mansfield, Ohio

July 6-7    Expo of Flight, Tumwater, Wash.

July 4-6    Air Show, Battle Creek, Mich.

July 12     Virginia Commonwealth Games, Roanoke, Va.

July 12-14  Air Show, DeKalb, Ill.

July 19     1996 Olympic Soccer Opening Ceremony, Birmingham,

Ala.

July 19-20  Air Show, Dayton, Ohio

July 24     Air Show, Cheyenne, Wyo.

July 26-28  River Cade, Sioux City, Iowa

July 27-28  Festival of Flight, Kansas City, Mo.

July 31     Air Show, Oshkosh, Wis.

Aug. 2-4    Air Show, Seattle

Aug. 3-4    Air Show, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Aug. 9-11   Air Show, Goshen, Ind.

Aug. 11     Air Show, Bangor, Maine

Aug. 15     1996 Paralympics Opening Ceremony, Atlanta

Aug. 17-18  Open House, Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.

Aug. 19-21  Appalachian State Fair, Gray, Tenn.

Aug. 24-25  Open House, Bloomington, Ill.

Aug. 24-25  Open House, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.

Aug. 31     National Air Show, Cleveland

Sept. 1-2   National Air Show, Cleveland

Sept. 7-8   Air Show, Fort Smith, Ark.

Sept. 7-8   North Carolina Air Show, Winston-Salem, N.C.

Sept. 14    Asheboro Bicentennial, Asheboro, N.C.

Sept. 14-15 Air Show, Grand Junction, Colo.

Sept. 21-22 Open House, McGuire Air Force Base, N.J.

Sept. 21-22 Air Show, Manassas, Va.

Sept. 28-29 Air Show, Flagstaff, Ariz.

Sept. 28-29 Air Show, Smyrna, Tenn.

Oct. 6-7    Open House and Air Show, Charleston Air Force Base,

 S.C.

Oct. 12-13  Amigo Air Show, El Paso, Texas

Oct. 12-13  Air Show, Muskogee, Okla.

Oct. 19     Open House, Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

Oct. 20     Open House, Vance Air Force Base, Okla.

Oct. 26     University of Delaware Parent's Day, Newark, Del.

Nov. 9      Air Show, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.

Nov. 9-10   Miami Air Show, Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla.

Nov. 10     Open House, Pope Air Force Base, N.C.

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