Nighthawks show appreciation for U.S. military

Airmen from Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, participate as spectators, flag bearers, and demonstration squadrons for the Nighthawks military appreciation football game at the Kay Yeager Coliseum in downtown Wichita Falls, Texas, May 20, 2017. The game was close, but the Nighthawks lost with a final score of 47 to 50 against the Iowa Barnstormers. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Jacqueline Jastrzebski)

Airmen from Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, participate as spectators, flag bearers, and demonstration squadrons for the Nighthawks military appreciation football game at the Kay Yeager Coliseum in downtown Wichita Falls, Texas, May 20, 2017. The game was close, but the Nighthawks lost with a final score of 47 to 50 against the Iowa Barnstormers. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Jacqueline Jastrzebski)

Airmen from Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, participate as spectators, flag bearers, and demonstration squadrons for the Nighthawks military appreciation football game at the Kay Yeager Coliseum in downtown Wichita Falls, Texas, May 20, 2017. The game opened with a squadron of flag bearers in formation, an honor guard team presenting the colors, a large group of Airmen holding the U.S. flag, and another group of Airmen lined up as the fan tunnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle E. Gese)

Airmen from Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, participate as spectators, flag bearers, and demonstration squadrons for the Nighthawks military appreciation football game at the Kay Yeager Coliseum in downtown Wichita Falls, Texas, May 20, 2017. The game opened with a squadron of flag bearers in formation, an honor guard team presenting the colors, a large group of Airmen holding the U.S. flag, and another group of Airmen lined up as the fan tunnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle E. Gese)

Brig. Gen. Ronald Jolly Sr., 82nd Training Wing commander, tosses the game coin for the Nighthawks military appreciation game who played against the Iowa Barnstormers at the Kay Yeager Coliseum in downtown Wichita Falls, Texas, May 20, 2017. The Nighthawks won the coin toss and started the game. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle E. Gese)

Brig. Gen. Ronald Jolly Sr., 82nd Training Wing commander, tosses the game coin for the Nighthawks military appreciation game who played against the Iowa Barnstormers at the Kay Yeager Coliseum in downtown Wichita Falls, Texas, May 20, 2017. The Nighthawks won the coin toss and started the game. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle E. Gese)

Brig. Gen. Ronald Jolly Sr., 82nd Training Wing commander, administers the oath of enlistment to future Airmen, Soldiers and Sailors during the Nighthawks military appreciation football game at the Kay Yeager Coliseum in downtown Wichita Falls, Texas, May 20, 2017. There were three U.S. Navy, six U.S. Army and three U.S. Air Force enlistees who took the oath during half-time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle E. Gese)

Brig. Gen. Ronald Jolly Sr., 82nd Training Wing commander, administers the oath of enlistment to future Airmen, Soldiers and Sailors during the Nighthawks military appreciation football game at the Kay Yeager Coliseum in downtown Wichita Falls, Texas, May 20, 2017. There were three U.S. Navy, six U.S. Army and three U.S. Air Force enlistees who took the oath during half-time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle E. Gese)

Airmen from the 363rd Training Squadron at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, perform a military drill demonstration during the Nighthawks military appreciation football game at the Kay Yeager Coliseum in downtown Wichita Falls, Texas, May 20, 2017. Military drill is a historic tradition which was used to strategically move troops from one place to another while acting as a show of force. It is carried out today to honor heritage, and display the training and discipline of the U.S. Armed Forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle E. Gese)

Airmen from the 363rd Training Squadron at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, perform a military drill demonstration during the Nighthawks military appreciation football game at the Kay Yeager Coliseum in downtown Wichita Falls, Texas, May 20, 2017. Military drill is a historic tradition which was used to strategically move troops from one place to another while acting as a show of force. It is carried out today to honor heritage, and display the training and discipline of the U.S. Armed Forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle E. Gese)

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