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Wings of Blue hits the West Valley

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Today I had the pleasure of hanging out with the Wings Of Blue that were out in full force in Buckeye AZ. The Wings of Blue, is the parachuting unit at the United States Air Force Academy, near Colorado Springs, Colorado. The team operates as the 98th Flying Training Squadron,306th Flying Training Group, Air Education and Training Command.

Over the last several decades, the Wings of Blue has been one of the outstanding parachute units in the United States. Since 1967, cadets have dominated national intercollegiate parachuting, winning 21 national championships. They perform about 50 demonstrations each year, and have shown off their skills at the Copper Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, and the Pro Bowl and most Air Force Falcons Football games...

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