(CBS4) – F-16 fighter jets from the Colorado National Guard performed a flyover to commemorate Veterans Day on Wednesday. The jets launched from Buckley Air Force base in Aurora and planned to fly over places where ceremonies are taking place.

(credit: Evan Semón/CBS)

At approximately 11:11 a.m. they were scheduled be over Loveland. Then they headed to Durango, and then to Grand Junction.

(credit: Evan Semón/CBS)

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In a prepared statement, U.S. Air Force Col. Micah Fesler, commander, 140th Wing, said the following:

“We are honored to fly over our local Veterans Day events and are humbled by the support and appreciation our communities provide to veterans and their military service. … We’re all standing on the shoulders of giants, the freedoms we have today are a gift from the generations of brave men and women who fought for our nation before us and those who continue to serve today.”

LINK: More Information On The Veterans Day Flyover From The Colorado National Guard

Jesse Sarles

  1. Rainer Williams says:

    where in Loveland was the flyover ? I waited for them, what path did they take ? All I saw was a helicopter hovering over my house,,,,,so disappointed.

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