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Blue Angels Will Honor Jacksonville's Essential Workers With Friday Flyover

The Blue Angels are pictured flying over Houston's Medical Center on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, to honor COVID-19 frontline reponders and essential workers.
The Blue Angels are pictured flying over Houston's Medical Center on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, to honor COVID-19 frontline reponders and essential workers.

The Navy's Blue Angels will be flying over Jacksonville on Friday to salute and thank healthcare workers, first responders and other essential employees who continue to put themselves as risk during the pandemic.

The Blue Angels will be releasing routes and overhead times Thursday on Twitter.

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The Blue Angels and Thunderbirds have been doing flyovers across the country, including "a collaborative salute," where the two elite flight demonstration squadrons performed together. 

Bill Bortzfield can be reached at bbortzfield@wjct.org or on Twitter at @BortzInJax.