Watch Today for 910th’s ‘Hercs Over America’
VIENNA, Ohio — The 910th Airlift Wing is flying ‘Hercs Over America’ today to salute the thousands of health care workers, essential employees and other first responders on the front line of the battle against COVID-19.
This flyover will consist of two of the 910th’s C-130H Hercules aircraft flying over hospitals in Erie, Pa., Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Warren and Youngstown.
The flyover begins at UPMC Hamot Primary in Erie, then proceeds to salute workers at six hospitals in Cleveland. The include he Cleveland VA Hospital; University Hospital Ahuja Medical Center – Beachwood; University Hospital Cleveland Main Campus; Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital; Cleveland Clinic Main Campus; Metro Health – Cleveland and Fairview Hospital – Cleveland.
The C-130s will then head to Akron Children’s Hospital and Cleveland Clinic Akron General in Akron, and then on to Mercy Medical Center in Canton, Ohio.
The 910th aircraft will conclude ‘Hercs Over America’ in the skies above St. Joseph Medical Center in Warren; St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio and St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Boardman, Ohio.
The 910th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Office said it will contact each of the locations listed above directly to notify them of the approximate timeframe the flyover salutes will occur over their respective facilities.
As with many Air Force Reserve community engagement flying activities, these flyovers are scheduled to occur during one of the wing’s training missions and will incur no additional cost to taxpayers, officials noted.
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