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After their clipped schedule last season, the military’s two A-list (“A” for afterburner) demonstration teams are back in action at air shows around the country this summer. Where the Navy Blue Angels and Air Force Thunderbirds will perform through the rest of the year:
Navy Blue Angels
June 21-22: Milwaukee Air and Water Show
June 28-29: Dayton Air Show, Dayton, Ohio
July 5-6: National Cherry Festival Air Show, Traverse City, Mich.
July 12: Pensacola Beach Air Show, Pensacola Beach, Fla.
July 19-20: Defenders of Freedom Air Show, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.
July 26-27: Thunder Over Utah Air Show, St. George, Utah
Aug. 2-3: Seafair Air Show, Seattle
Aug. 16-27: Chicago Air and Water Show
Aug. 22-23: Duluth Air and Aviation Expo, Duluth, Minn.
Aug. 30-31: Cleveland National Air Show
Sept. 6-7: Selfridge Air National Guard Base Air Show, Selfridge ANGB, Mich.
Sept. 13-14: Star-Spangled Spectacular, Baltimore
Sept. 20-21: Naval Air Station Oceana Air Show, NAS Oceana, Va.
Sept. 27-28: Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Air Show, Hawaii
Oct. 4-5: Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show, MCAS Miramar, Calif.
Oct. 11-12: San Francisco Fleet Week
Oct. 17-18: Kaneohe Bay Air Show, Marine Corps Base Hawaii
Oct. 25-26: NAS Jacksonville Air Show, Jacksonville Beach, Fla.
Nov. 1-2: Wings Over Houston Air Show
Nov. 7-9: Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show, NAS Pensacola, Fla.
Air Force Thunderbirds
June 21-22: Star Spangled Salute Air Show, Tinker AFB, Okla.
June 28-29: Warriors Over the Wasatch Air Show, Hill AFB, Utah
July 5-6: Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival, Battle Creek, Mich.
July 12-13: South Shore Air Show, Newton County, Ind.
July 15: Target Field, Minneapolis
July 23: Cheyenne Frontier Days, Cheyenne, Wyo.
July 26-27: Arctic Thunder JB Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
Aug. 2-3: Air Venture Oshkosh, Wis.
Aug. 9-10: Thunder Over Michigan, Ypsilanti, Mich.
Aug. 12: Thunder Over the Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J.
Aug. 16-17: Rochester International Air Show, Rochester, N.Y.
Aug. 23-24: Thunder in the Valley Air Show, Waterloo, Iowa
Aug. 30-31: Mountain Madness Air Show, Kalispell, Mont.
Sept. 13: Wings of Freedom Open House, Altus AFB, Okla.
Sept. 20-21: Gunfighter Skies, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho
Sept. 27-28: California International Air Show, Salinas, Calif.
Oct. 4-5: Melbourne Air & Space Show, Melbourne, Fla.
Oct. 11-12: Wings and Waves Air Show, Daytona Beach, Fla.
Oct. 18-19: Wing Over North Georgia, Rome, Ga.
Oct. 25-26: Fort Worth Alliance Air Show, Fort Worth, Texas
Nov. 1-2: Amigo Airshow, Santa Teresa, N.M.
Nov. 8-9: Aviation Nation, Nellis AFB, Nev.