If you’re wondering what that sound is up above, it’s likely a number of F-16s. In honor of Memorial Day, The Colorado Air National Guard is flying F-16 Fighting Falcons over a number of Colorado cities to honor fallen members of the armed forces. The flyovers will run from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., and serve as a form of training for the National Guards' pilots.
Here are events where you might be seeing them:
- Bolder Boulder Memorial Day Tribute, Boulder
- Adams County Veterans Memorial Grand Opening, Brighton
- Memorial Day Remembrance Service, Thornton
- Fort Logan Veterans Memorial Day Ceremony, Denver
- Homelake Memorial Day Observance, Homelake
- 14th Annual Memorial Day Veterans’ Service of Remembrance, Parker
What to read and listen to on this day of remembrance:
- 7 years in the making, a veterans memorial docks in Adams County
- LISTEN: Honoring Colorado war heroes; Why are fallen service members buried abroad?
- For the 30-year director of the U.S. Air Force Academy Cemetery, every day is Memorial Day (published in 2022)
- LISTEN: Stories of service and sacrifice on Memorial Day (2022)
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