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Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, opened its gates to the public in celebration of Independence Day, July 4, 2017. Thousands of Texomans filled the base to enjoy Freedom Fest; a free event which featured three live bands, aircraft displays, food trucks galore, and an extravagant firework display to cap off the evening. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle E. Gese/Released) Sheppard hosts 4th of July open house
Team Sheppard opened its gates to the public in celebration of Independence Day, July 4, 2017.
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Thousands of people from Wichita Falls and neighboring communities attend the 75th Anniversary Open House and Air Show Celebration on Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 17, 2016. The celebration had numerous performers such as the Tora Tora Tora Pearl Harbor reenactment, the Air Force Wings of Blue, skydiver Dana Bowman, Viper Air Show jet car and solo demo, Randy Ball’s Mig 17 and Vietnam T-37 demo, Kent Pietsch Jelly Belly comedy air act, Texas Raiders B-17 WWII demo, Freedom Flyers P-51 WWII demo, and the world-famous U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese) Safest Sheppard Air Show to Date
Hosting an open house and air show has many inherent risks. So how did Sheppard Air Force Base pull off the safest air show to date with little to no issues?
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