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No Blue Angels at This Year’s Fleet Week. Savings? About $1 Million

April 9, 2013 | 2:45 pm

No Blue Angels at This Year’s Fleet Week. Savings? About $1 Million

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The Blue Angels will not soar and roar and boom over the Bay Area this October. They will not jet and pirouette, and many fans of the Navy’s demonstration squadron will be sad when Fleet Week rolls around. It’s not that the stunt fliers have lost popularity or been called to the defense of the […]

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How Much do the Blue Angels Cost?

October 8, 2012 | 3:06 pm

How Much do the Blue Angels Cost?

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It’s not often that the U.S. government goes all out to entertain its citizens, but that’s more or less what happened over the weekend when the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels zoomed over the Golden Gate as part of Fleet Week. The squadron doesn’t go into combat — individual pilots might when on other assignments — […]

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