F-15 Eagle aircrafts from the 104th Fighter Wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard will soar across the state this Memorial Day in remembrance of those who died defending the country.
“Memorial Day is a day to remind us of the sacrifices Americans are willing to make to protect others,” Col. Tom Bladen, 104th Fighter Wing Vice Commander, said in a statement. “These Memorial Day flyovers are a tribute in honor of those who have died serving our great nation and protecting our American way of life.”
We are scheduled to perform a flyover Monday in honor of Memorial Day. Take a look at the full press release on our FB page for the anticipated locations and times. Thank you to all those who have served before us. #flyover #f15 #memorialday #usaf #ang #acc #honoringthefallen pic.twitter.com/lnU1pf2VkN
— 104th Fighter Wing (@104fighterwing) May 22, 2020
The flyovers will start on the Cape, and end in Connecticut.
Here’s where and when to look up:
Bourne National Cemetery, Bourne – 11:30 to 11:40 a.m.
Fallen Heroes Memorial, Boston Seaport – 11:40 to 11:50 a.m.
Fisher House of Boston VA Medical Center, West Roxbury – 11:50 a.m. to noon
Norfolk – 11:50 a.m. to noon
Grafton – 11:50 a.m. to noon
MA Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Agawam – noon to 12:10 p.m.
Ludlow – noon to 12:10 p.m.
Hadley – 12:10 to 12:20 p.m.
Florence – 12:10 to 12:20 p.m.
Cheshire – 12:20 to 12:30 p.m.
Lenox – 12:20 to 12:30 p.m.
Naugatuck, Connecticut – 12:30 to 12:40 p.m.
Kent, Connecticut – 12:40 to 12:50 p.m.
Below, watch a video clip of the last flyover conducted in Mass. on May 6 as a tribute to those working on the front lines.