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Air Force Week at Intrepid 2011
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Air Force Appreciation Week
Join us at Intrepid as we welcome Air Force Week in NYC!

From August 19th through August 21st, Intrepid’s pier will be lined with displays and interactives from the Air Force. In addition, the Air Force will present a special free movie screening of Red Tails on the Flight Deck of Intrepid, Monday, August 20th. Come out and show your support for the fine men and women of the Air Force.

All Air Force Week exhibits, displays, and events subject to change.
Schedule of Activities Share
Sunday, August 19th
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Military Working Dog Demonstration
10:30am, 2:30pm & 4:30pm Location: Pier 86

Security Forces handlers will demonstrate the abilities of their military working dogs, including the dog's pursuit, attack, and release of an assailant.

USAF Honor Guard Drill Team
11am & 3pm Location: Pier 86

The USAF Drill Team personifies integrity, discipline, teamwork, and professionalism through complex drill routines.

Presentation: SR-71 Blackbird
11am Location: Lutnick Theater

SR-71 Blackbird: An Engineering Marvel with Speaker, Col. Richard Graham, USAF, retired
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Performance by Max Impact, USAF Rock Band
11:30am & 3:30pm Location: Pier 86

Max Impact, the premier rock band of the US Air Force, has thrilled troops with their hard-rocking energy! Now it’s your turn to rock out to their high-intensity, power-packed sound.

Air Force Week Opening Ceremony
1pm Location: Flight Deck
Kick off Air Force week at this poignant opening ceremony, complete with Thunderbird flyover.
Meet Elmo from Sesame Street
2pm, 3pm & 4pm Location: Pier 86

(30 min appearances)

Air Force Helicopter Water Rescue Demonstration
2:45pm Location: Hudson River/Pier 86
Demonstration

Monday, August 20th
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Military Working Dog Demonstration
10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm & 3:30pm Location: Pier 86

Security Forces handlers will demonstrate the abilities of their military working dogs, including the dog's pursuit, attack, and release of an assailant.

Performance by Max Impact, USAF Rock Band
12pm, 2pm & 4pm Location: Pier 86

Max Impact, the premier rock band of the US Air Force, has thrilled troops with their hard-rocking energy! Now it’s your turn to rock out to their high-intensity, power-packed sound.

USAF Honor Guard Drill Team
1pm Location: Pier 86

The USAF Drill Team personifies integrity, discipline, teamwork, and professionalism through complex drill routines.

ESPN Radio Broadcast
1pm Location: Pier 86

With Dave Rothenberg

Free Air Force Movie Night: Red Tails
7:30pm Location: Flight Deck

Join Intrepid for a bonus free movie night brought to you by the US Air Force! Watch Red Tails alongside six of the original Tuskegee Airmen; witness how this crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program was called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard.

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Tuesday, August 21st
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Military Working Dog Demonstration
10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm & 3:30pm Location: Pier 86

Security Forces handlers will demonstrate the abilities of their military working dogs, including the dog's pursuit, attack, and release of an assailant.

Performance by Blue Aces, USAF Heritage of America Band
12pm, 2pm & 4pm Location: Pier 86

The United States Air Force Heritage of America Band has a rich history of inspiring hearts and minds, building and sustaining American patriotism, and enhancing esprit de corps in the United States Air Force.


Displays and Interactives
(Pier 86 - August 19-21)

Portraits in Courage Airmen
Visitors will have a chance to directly interact with five Airmen the Air Force has recognized for showing exceptional valor in combat and exemplifying the warrior ethos.



Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC)
Display booth with a pilot, missileer, and an Air Force human resource specialist.



Air Education and Training Command (AETC)
Display with education and training Airmen.



Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst (JB MDL)
displays with Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) with a high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle (HMMWV, or "Humvee"), bomb robot and bomb suit; military working dog booth and demonstrations, firetruck and Air Force firefighters.



Air Force Surgeon General
Medical Theater Readiness with trauma and critical care displays; Aeromedical evacuation with Airmen and equipment used to transport patients from the battlefield to medical centers; and Wounded Warrior Resiliency, a focus on how the body and mind are treated post-return.



Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Interactive display.



Command Center Alpha
Is a first-of-its-kind augmented-reality experience that immerses visitors in the "sci-fi" world of the U.S. Air Force. Visitors explore areas of Air Force expertise via 3-D computer graphics, videos, audio and digital downloads. Along the way, they discover the many roles the Air Force plays in today's military as well as several of the career opportunities they can pursue.



An F-16 Falcon jet
Interactive display.



Air Force Supercars
Built by seven highly specialized Airmen with a world-renowned team of car mechanics and customizers from Galpin Auto Sports of MTV's Pimp My Ride fame, these two cars showcase Air Force ingenuity, state-of-the art-technology, and imagination. The X-1 is a fully customized Ford Mustang and is all about power and speed with a central drive system with a real F-16 ejection seat. The Vapor is a fully customized Dodge Challenger and is all about the cyberspace and technology aspect of the Air Force.



U.S. Air Force Academy Falcon
Visitors can meet and pet the Air Force Academy's falcon, trained and handled by Academy cadet falconers.



Air Force Association Iron Gate Chapter
Interactive Display.


60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE B-52
This display will celebrate siz decades of the B-52 contributions to air power with a multiedia dispaly and pilots.