Capt. Joshua Boudreaux, 31st OSS, inspects an F-16 before a training flight on July 2nd, 2012 at Aviano AB. Boudreaux was selected for a 2 year tour as part of the Thunderbirds. [USAF photo by A1C. Briana Jones]
The Thunderbirds are the air demonstration squadron of the USAF, based at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. They tour the United States and much of the world, performing aerobatic formations and solo flying in specially marked aircraft's acting as the Nations Ambassadors in Blue.