How does Air Force Celebrate the Armed Forces Day

April 12th, 2011 | Posted by MilitaryGifts in Military Gifts by Branch

Started in 1949, Armed Forces Day combined celebrations for all five branches of the American military: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard. Celebrations take part through open houses, air shows, receptions, balls and most prominently, parades. Today, this article will introduce how air force celebrates the special day.

You know celebrations take part through open houses, air shows, receptions, balls and most prominently, parades. Air force as one of five branches of the American Military, play the important role of air show in all the Armed Forces Day Ceremony.

Air shows

Air shows are usually conducted either at a military base or large airfield and are definitely an exciting experience. It is an event at which aviators display the flying skills and the capabilities of air force.

Many air shows are held in support of local, national or military charities. Military air firms often organize air shows at military airfields as a public relations exercise to thank the local community, promote military careers and raise the profile of the military.

Many people are interested in the war birds, aerobatics, and demonstration of modern military aircraft, and the win-walking, radio-controlled aircraft, water/slurry drops from firefighting aircraft, simulated helicopter rescues and sky diving etc. are the highlight in all air show.

Air shows present some risk to spectators and aviators. How to enjoy the Air Show with safety and happy?

  1. First, you should know more about the rules and guidance for those running and participating in air displays.
  2. Bring binoculars with you to see the planes up close.
  3. Call ahead to your air show venue to see how they handle pets on-site.
  4. Get detailed directions to the base or airfield well in advance. Map it out and possibly does a practice run. This is very helpful if the highway or road does not usually handle the high volume of traffic associated with such a large event.

Air Shows Plaque Ideas

Create an exciting engrave crystal Plaque to share with friends and family that features military jets, helicopter and multipurpose aircraft on display at an air show.

This is perfect military gift for military, military spouse to help them remember the feature highlights of the show they found memorable while military family were in attendance.

Armed Forces Day, honors the dedicated individuals who wear the uniforms of their country. Each serviceman, wherever he may be, air force, navy, army, whatever his task, contributes directly and importantly to the defense of the nation.

The task of each one is the task of all the Armed Forces: to protect the freedoms which underlie the greatness of America.

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