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Blue Angels soar into Vero Beach for visit

Preparing for next spring's air show
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Posted at 4:36 PM, Nov 25, 2019

Some high-fliers visited the Treasure Coast on Monday.

Two members of the Navy’s Blue Angels elite squadron landed at Vero Beach Regional Airport this morning.

The angels have been goodwill ambassadors since 1946.

They stopped in Vero Beach to begin preparations for next spring’s Vero Beach Air Show. It will be the third time the Angels will perform here.

“Get lay of the land so when team arrives next April things are as smooth and efficient as possible because we’ve already seen it," said Lt. Julius Bratton with the Blue Angels.

According to Blue Angels liaison Marty Zickert: “They love Vero Beach because we have them located closer to the audience than any air show that they play.”

The Blue Angels also plan to visit area schools when they return.The air show is April 25 and 26, 2020.

800 volunteers are needed.