Tammy Oakland

Tammy Oakland

Tammy Oakland

 

The Thunderbirds are coming next week for graduation! Here's the schedule!


This is one of my FAVORITE things about living here in the Springs!!!! The Thunderbirds will be flying for the Air Force Academy's Class of 2022 graduation ceremony!! Graduation is May 25th with a 30 minute Thunderbirds performance over Falcon Stadium. It's planned from 12:30 to 1pm...just after the hat toss.

The Thunderbirds will arrive here in the Springs on Monday and conduct a survey flight from approximately 11:15 am thru 11:30 am.

Tuesday they'll fly a practice mission over Falcon Stadium.

Extensive road closures and traffic detours are planned on the Academy under the performance area Tuesday, May 23 and Wednesday, May 25. Closures include the Santa Fe Trail and roads under the show area, 11:30 a.m. through 4p.m. Tuesday, May 24, and 10 a.m. through 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25.
Closures include:
• Stadium Boulevard - from Pine Drive to North Gate Blvd
• Community Center Drive - from Stadium Blvd. to E. Douglass Drive
• Academy Drive - from Stadium Blvd. to Lot 6
• The Santa Fe Trail from Tri-intersection Bridge to Parade Loop.

Remember don't stop on I-25 or any roads on the Academy to watch the Thunderbirds!

It is such an exciting performance to watch. I can't wait!!!! And congratulations to the graduates!!!!

Visit www.afthunderbirds.com, for more information on the Thunderbirds.

Visit www.usafa.edu/about/traditions/graduation/ for more graduation information.


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