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'America Strong' flyover crossed north Georgia on Thursday

The flyover is a way to salute health care workers, first responders and essential workers for their efforts during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

MARIETTA, Ga. — Those who missed the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels and the Air Force Thunderbird's a couple of weeks ago got another opportunity to see a military flyover on Thursday.

The Dobbins Air Force Reserve's 94th Airlift Wing's C-130H3 Hercules aircrafts took off at around 6 p.m. and traveled to north Georgia hospitals to salute healthcare workers, first responders and essential workers for their efforts during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The C-130 flyover began at Dobbins ARB in Marietta, before going to Kennesaw, Canton, Jasper, Dalton, Rome, Cartersville and Hiram.

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Credit: Dobbins Air Reserve Base

Similar displays, like the one by the Thunderbirds and Blue Angels in Atlanta, have been taking place in other cities across the nation in honor of the healthcare workers and other first responders.

Hundreds of healthcare workers and thousands of people all over metro Atlanta from across the region cheered as the jets went overhead in a spectacular display. 

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