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115th Fighter Wing to show support for frontline workers by flying over Wisconsin communities

MADISON — The 115th Fighter Wing based in Madison plans to pay tribute on Tuesday, May 12 to Wisconsin’s heroes, including health care workers and first responders who have supported communities across the state during the COVID-19 pandemic. That tribute will come in the form of a flyover with four F-16 Fighting Falcons.

The flyover is part of Operation American Resolve, a nation-wide campaign, designed to show appreciation for the thousands of heroes on the frontlines, as well as the brave citizens and neighbors who have been battling and supporting the COVID-19 response.

The locations and times of the flyovers are listed below — and are subject to change due to weather conditions:

HOSPITAL TOWN TIMEFRAME JETS WILL COME FROM:
Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital Kenosha 5:48-5:58 p.m. West
Ascension All Saints Hospital Racine 5:50-6:00 p.m. Southwest
Milwaukee VA Medical Center Milwaukee 5:54-6:04 p.m. Southwest
Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Wisconsin Milwaukee 5:54-6:04 p.m. Southwest
Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Med. Ctr. Sheboygan 6:02-6:12 p.m. South-southwest
St. Nicholas Hospital Sheboygan 6:02-6:12 p.m. South-southwest
Aurora Baycare Medical Center Green Bay 6:10-6:20 p.m. Southeast
St. Mary’s Medical Center Green Bay 6:11-6:21 p.m. Southeast
St. Elizabeth Hospital Appleton 6:15-6:25 p.m. Northeast
Fox Valley Children’s Hospital Menasha 6:16-6:26 p.m. Northeast
Aurora Medical Center Oshkosh 6:18-6:28 p.m. Northeast
Ascension NE Wis. Mercy Hospital Oshkosh 6:18-6:28 p.m. Northeast
Wisconsin Veterans Home at King Waupaca 6:23-6:33 p.m. Southeast
Aspirus Wausau Hospital Wausau 6:31-6:41 p.m. East
Marshfield Medical Center Marshfield 6:35-6:45 p.m. Northeast
Sacred Heart Hospital Eau Claire 6:49-6:59 p.m. North
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center La Crosse 6:59-7:09 p.m. North
Tomah VA Medical Center Tomah 7:10-7:20 p.m. North
Reedsburg Area Medical Center Reedsburg 7:16-7:26 p.m. Northwest
St. Clare Hospital Baraboo 7:18-7:28 p.m. Northwest
Middleton VA Medical Center, American Family Children’s Hospital, UW Hospital, Meriter Hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital Madison 7:23-7:33 p.m. Northwest

The Navy’s Blue Angels and the Air Force’s Thunderbirds have performed flyovers to thank health care workers across the U.S.

The 115th Fighter Wing has been based at Truax Field in Madison since shortly after World War II. The unit learned last month it has been chosen to receive military’s newest jet, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

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