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Lt. Cmdr. John Hiltz, Right Wing, Blue Angels

If you've been to an air show, you've seen them: The Blue Angels. They're the Navy's flight demonstration squadron zooming in formation in meticulously painted F-18s. Tom Temin caught up with Lt. Cmdr. John Hiltz, number 2 pilot and right wing, on the Federal Drive as the Angels prepare to receive new recruits. He told Tom about the crew of 130 that make the show happen day in and day out.

Tags: John Hiltz , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 09:13pm EDT

Blue Angels commander reprimanded for 'hostile work environment'

Capt. Gregory McWherter, a former commanding officer of the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels, was found guilty of failing to stop repeated examples of sexual harassment and condoning widespread lewd practices within the squadron.

Tags: Gregory McWherter , Navy , DoD , sexual harassment , Crime of the Week , Ciera Crawford

Friday - 06/06/2014, 04:00am EDT

Budget cuts end Blue Angels' 2013 season

Tags: Navy , sequestration ,

Tuesday - 04/09/2013, 02:48pm EDT

Blue Angels leader steps down over low-level move

The commander of the Navy's famed Blue Angels flight demonstration team said Friday he is voluntarily leaving the team soon after some of its jets flew at a lower altitude than allowed at a Virginia air show last weekend.

Tags: Greg McWherter , Dave Koss , U.S. Naval Academy

Friday - 05/27/2011, 06:04pm EDT

Blue Angels scrub academy graduation fly over

The Blue Angels will not perform the annual graduation fly over at the U.S. Naval Academy graduation because of a safety review.

Tags: Katie Kelly , U.S. Naval Academy

Thursday - 05/26/2011, 11:24am EDT

Blue Angels flight team on safety stand-down

The Blue Angels have canceled a practice demonstration and air show this week for the U.S. Naval Academy's graduation.

Tags: Lynchburg Regional Air Show , U.S. Naval Academy , safety stand-down

Monday - 05/23/2011, 03:21pm EDT