The Salute to Veterans Corporation is inviting the public to their free two-day airshow at the Jefferson City Memorial Airport, during Memorial Day weekend, May 25 - 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Performing at the air show will be:

Lima Lima two-ship T-34 aerobatic demonstration – returning after 7 years
Flight of the Stearman four-ship aerial demonstration – for the first time
US Air Force Wings of Blue Skydiving Team – for the first time
United States Army Special Operations Command Black Daggers Parachute Team
WWII de Havilland Vampire aerobatic demonstration
Lockheed T-33 ‘Shooting Star’ aerobatic demonstration
Trojan Phlyers T-28 aerobatic demonstration team
1948 A-1 Skyraider aerobatic demonstration
UH-1B “Huey” helicopter aerial demonstration – for the first time
T-6A Texan II two-ship aerial demonstration – flying for the first time
Reno Racer “Radial Velocity” T-6 aerobatic demonstration
Model airplanes flying and on display - for the first time

Helicopters on static display will be the:

UH-60 BlackHawk
UH-72 Lakota
CH-47 Chinook
USN Helicopter Sea Combat “Dragon Whales”

Other static displays will include:

A-10 Thunderbolt II
Military Vehicles
BT-13 Vultee
Curtiss JN-4 Jenny
P-51 Mustang
Piper L-4 Grasshopper
Cessna L-19 Bird Dog
T-6A Texan II
A-1 Skyraider
WWI Dawn Patrol
L-16 Aeronca

Jessica Houston

Military recruiters include:

Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and National Guard/Reserves

The annual “Honored Guests and Volunteers Banquet” will be held at the Southwell Arena at Columbia College Saturday, May 25 at 5:30 p.m. Check the website for details and to purchase tickets.

The “Salute to Veterans Parade” will be held on Memorial Day, May 27 at 10 a.m. in downtown Jefferson City.

The event also observes the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, June 6th, 1944.
For additional information, visit their website at www.salute.org.