THE GRAND RETURN OF THE U.S. NAVY BLUE ANGELS
July 15-16, 2017
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The Milwaukee Air & Water Show, sponsored by WaterStone Bank, is proud to announce the the Grand Return of the Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron, and many other world-class performers to the Milwaukee Lakefront on July 15-16, 2017! Please view our press release for more information!
The mission of Stars and Stripes Honor Flight is to fly WWII veterans, Korean War veterans, and terminally ill veterans of any conflict on one day, all-expenses-trips to Washington, DC to see the memorials that were built in their honor and to enjoy a full day of honor and celebration for their service. SSHF also actively promotes educational aspects of this mission in southeastern Wisconsin schools and communities. Since the organization’s founding in 2008, Stars and Stripes Honor Flight has flown 4,818 veterans on these trips. SSHF is a registered 501(c)3 not-for-profit, with no paid staff, a board of directors of 19 and about 250 active volunteers. (Above photos courtesy VIP Photography)
|The Milwaukee Air & Water Show Official event poster is created by Children of Fallen Heroes and TK Consulting Firm graphic design team. This poster creates the opportunity to raise awareness including scholarships for surviving spouses and children of Fire, Police, EMT and Military fallen heroes in the Milwaukee area.|
USCGC ALDER (WLB) – King of the Waters. We would, like to thank the U.S. Coast Guard for providing the Coast Guard Cutter Alder as the Air & Water Show’s Official Center Marker Vessel. The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter ALDER (WLB-216) is a 225′ multi-mission buoy tender located in Duluth, Minnesota. ALDER’s primary missions are aids to navigation (ATON), ice breaking, law enforcement (LE) and search and rescue (SAR). ALDER also performs missions such as marine environmental protection and port security and safety. ALDER is primarily responsible for Lake Superior and Upper Lake Michigan but operates throughout all of the Great Lakes. For more information on the US Coast Guard, please visit: www.gocoastguard.com
USCG AUXILIARY – Milwaukee. We would like to thank the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary – Milwaukee, for providing critical support to patrol the Air & Water Show safety zone during the event. Established by Congress in 1939, the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary is Semper Paratus (Always Ready). The Auxiliary operates Safety and Security Patrols, Search and Rescue, Mass Casualty or Disasters, Pollution Response & Patrols, Homeland Security, Recreational Boating Safety, Commercial Fishing and Vessel Exams, Platforms for Boarding Parties, and Recruitment for all service in the Coast Guard. In addition, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary operates in any mission as directed by the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard or Secretary of Homeland Security. Our mission is to promote and improve recreational boating safety, provide trained crews and facilities to augment the Coast Guard and enhance safety and security of our ports, waterways, and coastal regions, and support Coast Guard operational, administrative, and logistical requirements. For more information, please visit www.cgaux.org.
U.S. COAST GUARD AIR STATION TRAVERSE CITY. We would like to thank USCG Air Station Traverse City, for providing Airborne Search and Rescue capability and SAR demonstrations, during the 2017 Air & Water Show. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City was established in 1946 and is a part of the United States Coast Guards Ninth District. They are situated on the southern end of Grand Traverse Bay in northern Michigan. Since 1995, Air Station Traverse City has controlled and manned Air Facilities throughout southern Lake Michigan. Their area of operations includes all of Lake Michigan and a greater part of Lake Superior and Lake Huron. For more information on the US Coast Guard, please visit: www.gocoastguard.com.