Photo essay: Kentucky National Guard support of 2012 Thunder Over Louisville

April 26, 2012 | By kentuckyguard
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="576" caption="Flames erupt from the business end of a 105mm Howitzer cannon atop the 2nd street bridge in Louisville, Ky. during the finale of the 22nd annual Thunder Over Louisville fireworks show April 21, 2012. The Howitzers were operated by members of the Kentucky National Guard's 138th Fires Brigade and members of Alpha Company 103rd Brigade Support Battalion. (Photo by: Spc. David Bolton, Public Affairs Specialist, 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Kentucky Army National Guard)."]Thunder Over Louisville_0010 Click here to see the complete photo essay.

120420-F-JU667-523LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The Kentucky National Guard played an important role in support of the biggest airshow in the nation last week.  Thunder Over Louisville had an estimated crowd of more than 400,000 and was broadcast to service member stationed in 176 countries and aboard 140 U.S. Navy ships at sea.

In case you're one of the few who didn't see the show, we thought you'd like a behind the scenes look at our troops in action as well as a glimpse of the great and wonderful aircraft that took  party in this one of a kind show.

Special thanks to Master Sgt. Phil Speck and Spc. David Bolton for their hard work in getting these unique images.

Just click on the photo for high resolution image and full caption information.


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