Military Jets Fly Over US Cities to Salute Frontline Workers

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the Navy’s Blue Angels flew through the skies around Baltimore, Saturday, May 2, to honor first responders and medical staff battling the coronavirus pandemic.

––––––––– ​READ MORE: Military jets flew over U.S. cities on Saturday to salute frontline workers in the country with the highest coronavirus caseload and death toll in the world.

Residents of the nation’s capital Washington, as well as Baltimore and Atlanta were treated to sights of the Navy’s Blue Angels and the Air Force’s Thunderbirds arcing across the sky. Crowds turned out on the National Mall to see the jets fly in formation past sites such as the U.S. Capitol and the Washington Monument.

“Proud to see the #AmericaStrong salute to our healthcare & frontline workers with a spectacular flyover today in Washington, D.C. Thank you to the @AFThunderbirds and @BlueAngels for this beautiful display of solidarity,” first lady Melania Trump tweeted, including a photo of herself watching the fly-by from outside the White House.