The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, practice at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, July 2, 2020. The team brings years of training and experience into every hour-long demonstration, showcasing what the Air Force is all about. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Anthony Nin Leclerec)
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Air Force Thunderbirds train and recertify at Langley

The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, practice at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, July 2, 2020. The team brings years of training and experience into every hour-long demonstration, showcasing what the Air Force is all about. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Anthony Nin Leclerec)

The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” fly over Las Vegas, Nev., April 11, 2020. The Thunderbirds will flew over Las Vegas to show appreciation and support for the healthcare workers, first responders and other essential personnel who are working on the front lines to combat COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Cory W. Bush)
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Thunderbirds fly over Las Vegas

The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” fly over Las Vegas, Nev., April 11, 2020. The Thunderbirds will flew over Las Vegas to show appreciation and support for the healthcare workers, first responders and other essential personnel who are working on the front lines to combat COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Cory W. Bush)

Staff Sgt. Kristyne Pierson, United States Air Force “Thunderbirds” assistant dedicated crew chief, shows Amelia Suell, aspiring pilot, the inside of an F-16 Fighting Falcon. The seven-year-old was invited to spend the day as an honorary Thunderbird. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Carter)
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Thunderbird for a Day

Staff Sgt. Kristyne Pierson, United States Air Force “Thunderbirds” assistant dedicated crew chief, shows Amelia Suell, aspiring pilot, the inside of an F-16 Fighting Falcon. The seven-year-old was invited to spend the day as an honorary Thunderbird. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Carter)

The Thunderbirds travel from Las Vegas, Nev., to Biloxi, Miss., May 3, 2019. The Thunderbirds are the Air Force’s premier jet demonstration team, charged with representing the 685,000 Airmen serving around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ned T. Johnston)
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Thunderbirds travel to Biloxi

The Thunderbirds travel from Las Vegas, Nev., to Biloxi, Miss., May 3, 2019. The Thunderbirds are the Air Force’s premier jet demonstration team, charged with representing the 685,000 Airmen serving around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ned T. Johnston)

President Donald Trump visits the United States Air Force Thunderbirds at Daytona International Airport in Daytona Beach, Fla., Feb. 16, 2020. This year marks the 10th consecutive year for the Daytona 500 fly-over. The Thunderbirds serve as America’s premier air demonstration squadron, entrusted with he vital mission to recruit, retain and inspire past, present and future Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Carter)
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President Trump meets Air Force Thunderbirds

President Donald Trump visits the United States Air Force Thunderbirds at Daytona International Airport in Daytona Beach, Fla., Feb. 16, 2020. This year marks the 10th consecutive year for the Daytona 500 fly-over. The Thunderbirds serve as America’s premier air demonstration squadron, entrusted with he vital mission to recruit, retain and inspire past, present and future Airmen. (U.S. Air Force [Read More …]

The Thunderbirds perform at The Great Pacific Airshow in Huntington Beach, Calif., Oct. 10, 2019. The Thunderbirds are the Air Force’s premier jet demonstration team, charged with representing the 685,000 Airmen serving around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ned T. Johnston)
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The Great Pacific Airshow 2018

The Thunderbirds perform at The Great Pacific Airshow in Huntington Beach, Calif., Oct. 10, 2019. The Thunderbirds are the Air Force’s premier jet demonstration team, charged with representing the 685,000 Airmen serving around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ned T. Johnston)