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Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show 2021

The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” perform an aerial maneuver at the 2021 Barksdale Air Force Base Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, May 7, 2021. The squadron’s mission is to plan and present precision aerial maneuvers to exhibit the capabilities of modern, high-performance aircraft and the high degree of professional skill required to operate those aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan E. Ramos)

The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” perform an aerial maneuver at the 2021 Barksdale Air Force Base Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, May 7, 2021. The squadron’s mission is to plan and present precision aerial maneuvers to exhibit the capabilities of modern, high-performance aircraft and the high degree of professional skill required to operate those aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan E. Ramos)

Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, “Thunderbirds," approach their aircraft at the 2021 Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, May 9, 2021. As the U.S. Air Force's premier aerial demonstration team, the Thunderbirds showcase the pride and precision of today's Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christina Graves)

Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, “Thunderbirds," approach their aircraft at the 2021 Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, May 9, 2021. As the U.S. Air Force's premier aerial demonstration team, the Thunderbirds showcase the pride and precision of today's Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christina Graves)

Tora, Tora, Tora recreates the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor at the 2021 Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, May 8, 2021. Designed as a living history lesson, Tora, Tora, Tora is intended to be a memorial to all who gave their lives in defense of their country. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Pugh)

Tora, Tora, Tora recreates the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor at the 2021 Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, May 8, 2021. Designed as a living history lesson, Tora, Tora, Tora is intended to be a memorial to all who gave their lives in defense of their country. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Pugh)

Capt. Katie Moorkamp, United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, “Thunderbirds," executive officer, poses for a photo with kids visiting the 2021 Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, May 9, 2021. Barksdale's Air Show showcased performances from the Thunderbirds, F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team and a host of additional acts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Capt. Katie Moorkamp, United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, “Thunderbirds," executive officer, poses for a photo with kids visiting the 2021 Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, May 9, 2021. Barksdale's Air Show showcased performances from the Thunderbirds, F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team and a host of additional acts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob B. Wrightsman)

A U.S. Air Force F-22A Raptor flies through clouds during the 2021 Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, May 9, 2021. The F-22A, a fifth-generation fighter incorporating fourth-generation stealth aircraft, has the ability to fly at supersonic speed without afterburners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jon)

A U.S. Air Force F-22A Raptor flies through clouds during the 2021 Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, May 9, 2021. The F-22A, a fifth-generation fighter incorporating fourth-generation stealth aircraft, has the ability to fly at supersonic speed without afterburners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jon)

Historic World War II bombers fly over the flightline during the Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air & Space show at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, 2021. The Defenders of Liberty airshow was first held in 1933 and is a full weekend of military and civilian aircraft, with performances and displays. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sullivan)

Historic World War II bombers fly over the flightline during the Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air & Space show at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, 2021. The Defenders of Liberty airshow was first held in 1933 and is a full weekend of military and civilian aircraft, with performances and displays. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sullivan)

A T-28B Trojan Warbird performs aerial maneuvers during the 2021 Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, May 7, 2021. The Barksdale Air Force Base Air & Space Show allows Shreveport-Bossier City to showcase the home of the B-52H Stratofortress, grant access to tour the military installation, view military and aerobatic performers, and support the recruiting arm of our armed forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Max Miller)

A T-28B Trojan Warbird performs aerial maneuvers during the 2021 Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, May 7, 2021. The Barksdale Air Force Base Air & Space Show allows Shreveport-Bossier City to showcase the home of the B-52H Stratofortress, grant access to tour the military installation, view military and aerobatic performers, and support the recruiting arm of our armed forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Max Miller)

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