- Associated Press - Friday, May 26, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona Air National Guard jets will perform five flyovers during Tucson-area Memorial Day events.

The Guard announcement of the flyovers says they help honor those who died while serving the United States.

The first flyover by two F-16s from the 162nd Wing based at Tucson International Airport will be at the Memorial Day parade and service at Tucson Estates Park at 9 a.m.

The next three flyovers are scheduled at East Lawn Palms in Tucson at 9:05 a.m., South Lawn Cemetery in Tucson at 9:10 a.m. and Green Valley Mortuary in Green Valley at 9:15 a.m.

The final flyover will be at Purple Heart Park in Tucson at 10 a.m.

The wing’s commander, Brig. Gen. Andrew J. MacDonald, will speak at the East Lawn Palms service.


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