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In keeping within the spirit of the "Thunderbirds Alumni Association, Inc., (TBAA) the "Heritage Thunderbird Foundation", the Thunderbirds Alumni "Dream Of A Lifetime" web site exists to promote the comradeship of former and current members of the United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, The Thunderbirds, and to insure "Once A Thunderbird, Always A Thunderbird" is a continued commitment from each member and that excellence remains the benchmark by which we measure all we do.

"Today, the Thunderbirds will resume practice flights over the Nevada Test and Training Range," Lt. Col. Kevin Walsh, Thunderbirds commander, wrote in a statement released Wednesday. "While our hearts are still heavy with the loss of our wingman Cajun, we know he'd want us back in the air and preparing to recruit, retain and inspire once more."
CLOSE MELBOURNE - Using stencils, Eau Gallie artist A.e. Søland carefully spray-painted a black memorial ribbon around the red U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds emblem, marking the spot where the nose wheel of Maj. Stephen "Cajun" Del Bagno's F-16 Fighting Falcon parked last month.
Vice President Mike Pence recalled recently meeting the US Air Force Thunderbird pilot who was killed in a Wednesday ...
The Air Force on Thursday identified the Thunderbirds pilot killed in the F-16 crash at the Nevada Test and Training range as Maj. Stephen Del Bagno. Del Bagno was killed at about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday during what the Air Force called a routine aerial demonstration training flight.
The Thunderbirds Diamond formation pilots perform the Diamond Roll maneuver over the Nevada Test and Training Range during a training flight, Feb. 28, 2018. During the training season, each pilot masters their position and maneuvers, while developing trust within the formation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ned T.
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AFNS) -- Vice President Mike Pence made his way to Las Vegas Jan. 11, 2018, to attend the grand opening of the first AFWERX facility and visit the men and women of Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.