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Missouri Air National Guard announces 2016 airshow

139th Airlift Wing Sound of Speed Airshow and Open House practice, May 4, 2012, at Rosecrans Memorial Airport, St. Joseph, Mo. (Photo by Senior Airman Sheldon Thompson/Missouri Air National Guard)

139th Airlift Wing Sound of Speed Airshow and Open House practice, May 4, 2012, at Rosecrans Memorial Airport, St. Joseph, Mo. (Photo by Senior Airman Sheldon Thompson/Missouri Air National Guard)

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The Missouri Air National Guard's 139th Airlift Wing, in coordination with the City of St. Joseph and Buchanan County, is pleased to announce the Sound of Speed Air Show and Open House will return to Rosecrans Memorial Airport on August 27 and 28, 2016.

As in the past, this event will include military, warbird, and civilian flying acts, static displays, parachute jump teams, and much more.

This event is meant to showcase the presence and capabilities of the Missouri Air and Army National Guard, as well as the local community.

At this time, there is no official announcement of the featured performances.

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The Missouri Air National Guard's 139th Airlift Wing is comprised of approximately 1,100 citizen-Airmen from local communities throughout the region. The unit operates the C-130H Hercules cargo aircraft and has a dual mission to the state of Missouri and the federal government. Rosecrans Air National Guard Base is located at Rosecrans Memorial Airport, St. Joseph, Mo.