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The Thunderbirds, the U.S. Air Force air demonstration team, fly the delta formation over Cinderella's Castle and main street at Disney World in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 26, 2010. Central Florida celebrates Air Force Week with a magical tribute to the local community and military. The theme park dedicated an entire day of events to Air Force servicemembers and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.)
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Thunderbirds dazzle Disney crowd during Air Force Week in Florida

Posted 10/27/2010   Updated 10/27/2010 Email story   Print story


by Defense Media Activity-San Antonio

10/27/2010 - San Antonio (AFNS) -- The Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration team made a special appearance at the Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 26 as they flew their famous delta formation over Cinderella's Castle and the theme park's main street. It was one of numerous events scheduled as part of Air Force Week Cocoa Beach.

The theme of this Air Force Week is Honoring Hometown Heroes. During the week, which runs from Oct. 23 through Oct. 31, there will be free concerts, ceremonies, static displays and demonstrations.

Air Force Weeks were established in 2006 by the chief of staff of the Air Force. Air Force Week objectives were to bring together a mix of Airmen, numerous platforms and recruiting assets to provide the big picture of the Air Force mission and its way of life. The first Air Force Week was held in St. Louis in 2006.

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