F-16s to perform flyover during Rhinelander parade
F-16s will be performing a flyover around noon at the Rhinelander Fourth of July parade. The flyover is courtesy of the Bulldogs of the 148th Fighter Wing, the Duluth based Air National Guard flying wing. Submitted photo
For the Star Journal
RHINELANDER – The Rhinelander Fourth of July Parade committee has announced an F-16 Flyover. The Flyover will take place around noon Tuesday, July 4 during the parade. The Rhinelander parade begins at noon near the police station on Brown Street.
The F-16 Flyover is courtesy of the Bulldogs of the 148th Fighter Wing, the Duluth based Air National Guard flying wing. The 148th flies the Block 50 F-16CM, the most capable F-16 in the US Air Force fleet. The 148th Fighter Wing is proud is assigned over 1,000 personnel in more than 60 career fields. The 148th will celebrate its 75th Anniversary in September. Rhinelander is one of 10 communities in the Northwoods and Upper Peninsula of Michigan selected for the flyover.
Planned flyovers can be canceled or delayed due to inclement weather or mission need.
The F-16 Flyover was made possible through the efforts of the Veterans Ceremony – U.G.C. Inc. Find out more about the organization at veteransceremony.org.