BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (CBS4) – The Warriors of the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard flew F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft over Colorado communities July 4, to salute our nation’s independence.
“It is truly a privilege to support our local communities in their Independence Day celebrations,” U.S. Air Force Col. Micah Fesler, commander, 140th Wing, said. “We hope Coloradans hear the ‘sound of freedom’ and take a moment to reflect on the things that unite us a Nation, as well as the powerful words drafted into our Declaration of Independence.”READ MORE: Mom Fights With Insurance Company To Get Disabled Daughter Wheelchair
The 140th Wing launched from Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora.READ MORE: MSU Denver Offers COVID Vaccine Incentive With Scholarship Drawing
Flyovers are conducted at no additional cost to the taxpayer and serve as training for our pilots.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccine: Denver Moves Focus From Quantity To Localized, Targeted Population