Airmen stationed at Keesler Air Force base watch the Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron prepare to fly.
Airmen stationed at Keesler Air Force base watch the Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron prepare to fly.
Airmen stationed at Keesler Air Force base watch the Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron prepare to fly.

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