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Air, Space Expo wraps up at Dyess

Air, Space Expo wraps up at Dyess

The Air Combat Command F-16 Viper Demonstration Team performs precision aerial maneuvers to showcase the unique capabilities of the F-16 Fighting Falcon at the Dyess Big Country Air and Space Expo at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 13, 2018. The F-16 can withstand up to nine G’s – nine times the force of gravity – which exceeds the capability of other current fighter aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman River Bruce)

Air, Space Expo wraps up at Dyess

The Air Combat Command F-16 Viper Demonstration Team performs precision aerial maneuvers to showcase the unique capabilities of the F-16 Fighting Falcon at the Dyess Big Country Air and Space Expo at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 12, 2018. The F-16 can withstand up to nine G’s – nine times the force of gravity – which exceeds the capability of other current fighter aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman River Bruce)

Air, Space Expo wraps up at Dyess

A B-1B Lancer flies overhead during the Dyess Big Country Air and Space Expo at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 12, 2018. The B-1 is a long-range, multi-mission, supersonic conventional bomber that has been serving the U.S. Air Force since 1985. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Emily Copeland)

Air, Space Expo wraps up at Dyess

The Twin Tigers Aerobatic Team performs at the Dyess Big Country Air and Space Expo at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 12, 2018. The team displayed precision and skill during their aerial performance of formation aerobatics. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman River Bruce)

Air, Space Expo wraps up at Dyess

The Viper Pitts Demonstration Team performs during the Dyess Big Country Air and Space Expo at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 12, 2018. The expo offered more than 10 demonstrations and displays ranging from reenactments of historical events involving the U.S. military to U.S. Air Force aerial demonstration teams. The event gave attendees from the surrounding community the opportunity to learn more about heritage and excellence in the U.S. Air Force and its sister services. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman River Bruce)

Air, Space Expo wraps up at Dyess

Twelve delayed-entry program members recite the oath of enlistment at the 2018 Dyess Big Country Air and Space Expo at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 12, 2018. The oath symbolized their commitment to become Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mercedes Porter)

Air, Space Expo wraps up at Dyess

Cargo falls from the sky after an airdrop performed by a C-130J Super Hercules during the 2018 Dyess Big Country Air and Space Expo, May 12, 2018. The C-130 is a four-engine military transport aircraft capable of transporting troops and cargo, as well as carrying out medical and safety evacuations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mercedes Porter)

Air, Space Expo wraps up at Dyess

Two B-1B Lancers fly overhead during the Dyess Big Country Air and Space Expo at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 12, 2018. The B-1 is a long-range, multi-mission, supersonic conventional bomber that has been serving the U.S. Air Force since 1985. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mercedes Porter)

Air, Space Expo wraps up at Dyess

The Tora! Tora! Tora! Pearl Harbor aerial re-enactment team of the Commemorative Air Force performs at the Dyess Big Country Air and Space Expo at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 12, 2018. The team demonstrates the attack on Pearl Harbor to create a dynamic history lesson about the event that propelled the United States into World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman River Bruce)

Air, Space Expo wraps up at Dyess
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People from all over the world attend the Dyess Big Country Air and Space Expo at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 12, 2018. The base was opened to the public during the weekend to educate them on the mission and capabilities of the U.S. military. The expo included performances from various aerial demonstration teams such as the Twin Tigers aerobatic team, the F-16 Viper Demonstration Team and more. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Shannon Hall)

DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --

The 2018 Dyess Big Country Air and Space Expo came to an end at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 13.

The base was opened to the public during the weekend to educate them on the capabilities of the U.S. military.

The public witnessed acts such as Tora! Tora! Tora!, the Twin Tigers Aerobatic Team, the Air Combat Command F-16 Viper Demonstration Team, static and aerial displays of the B-1B Lancer and C-130J Super Hercules and a variety of aircraft from all over the Air Force.

Tora! Tora! Tora! demonstrated the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor to create a dynamic history lesson about the event that propelled the U.S. into World War II.

The F-16 Fighting Falcon flew by the crowd at speeds of 900 mph during show-of-force demonstrations.

The B-1 performed surprise fly-bys throughout the duration of the event.  

Twelve delayed-entry program members from the local area recited the oath of enlistment which symbolized their commitment to become Airmen.