Blue Angels to Perform at Salute to America Fourth of July Celebration
The Department of the Interior issued a press release Friday announcing that the United States Navy Blue Angels will conduct a flight demonstration on the Fourth of July at the National Mall in Washington D.C. as part of this year’s Independence Day celebration. The celebration will include remarks by President Donald Trump as well as a fireworks display and other military flyovers. The Blue Angels are scheduled to fly between 6:30 and 7:30 PM. Here’s the press release issued by the Department of the Interior:
“WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced new details about Salute to America including a flight demonstration by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and a generous donation of additional fireworks. Salute to America, a part of this year’s annual Independence Day celebration on the National Mall, will feature remarks by President Donald J. Trump to honor America’s armed forces.
“This is going to be a fantastic Fourth of July with increased access across the National Mall for the public to enjoy music, flyovers, a spectacular fireworks display, and an address by our Commander-in-Chief,” said Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt. “We received an extraordinary donation for a phenomenal fireworks display, and our colleagues from the Department of Defense will be providing a one-of-a-kind music and air power experience including a flight demonstration from the Blue Angels.”
Salute to America will honor each of the nation’s five service branches with music, military demonstrations, multiple flyovers including a flight demonstration by the Blue Angels and much more. Participants include the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, the U.S. Army Band (“Pershing’s Own”), the Armed Forces Chorus, the United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Team, and many others.”
Stay tuned for updates and coverage of next week’s celebration. Officially licensed Blue Angels merchandise is now available: