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U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform stunts for the crowd during the Open House and Air Show at Andrews Air Force Base, Sunday, May 22, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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The Memphis Belle, on display at Andrews Air Force Base, Thursday, May 19, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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U.S. Air Force Thunderbird crew members awarded wings to UFC Fighter Chuck Liddell for his fly-along during their practice session, at Andrews Air Force Base, Thursday, May 19, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds run practice flights at Andrews Air Force Base, in advance of the upcoming Joint Services Open House and Air Show, Thursday, May 19, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds run practice flights at Andrews Air Force Base, in advance of the upcoming Joint Services Open House and Air Show, Thursday, May 19, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds run practice flights at Andrews Air Force Base, in advance of the upcoming Joint Services Open House and Air Show, Thursday, May 19, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds run practice flights at Andrews Air Force Base, in advance of the upcoming Joint Services Open House and Air Show, Thursday, May 19, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds run practice flights at Andrews Air Force Base, in advance of the upcoming Joint Services Open House and Air Show, Thursday, May 19, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds run practice flights at Andrews Air Force Base, in advance of the upcoming Joint Services Open House and Air Show, Thursday, May 19, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds prepare for a practice flight, at Andrews Air Force Base, Thursday, May 19, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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ANDREW S. GERACI / THE WASHINGTON TIMES Lt. Col. John Klatt practices an acrobatic maneuver over Manassas, Va. The Air National Guard pilot is part of this weekend's Joint Service Open House and Airshow at Andrews Air Force Base. The Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron and the Army Golden Knights parachute team are among the attractions.

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President Obama boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Washington's Maryland suburbs on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, as he travels to the U.S.-Mexico border at El Paso, Texas, to speak about immigration reform. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Military personnel salute President Obama as he boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base outside Washington on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, en route to Marquette, Mich., where he is promoting high-speed wireless Internet access for almost all Americans. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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In this 2002 file photo, President Bush holds his Scottish terrier Barney as he and first lady Laura Bush walk to board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Boston Celtics public relations director Heather Walker acknowledged a published report Friday that Barney bit her wrist and drew blood as she tried to pat the Scottish terrier after a White House ceremony honoring the team's 17th NBA championship. (Associated Press)