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The Best of Milwaukee Air and Water Show - featuring U.S. Navy Blue Angels





Thank you to the city of Milwaukee for hosting the incredible Milwaukee Air and Water Show this past weekend. Children of Fallen Heroes is proud to have taken part in the event and very appreciative of the warm welcome we received from everyone. We look forward to growing with your community and working with all of you to help the families and children of our fallen heroes.


About Event It was emotional and inspirational having the opportunity for Children of Fallen Heroes to parachute jump in a flag honoring our dear friend Rudy Malnati. He was the heart and soul of the Milwaukee and Chicago Air and Water Show for almost 50 years.

As we prepared for briefings before the Milwaukee Air and Water Show, the performers and staff dedicated this show in honor Rudy Malnati.


Military Air Performers U.S. Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron U.S. Navy Blue Angels C-130 Squadron U.S. Air Force E-3 Sentry (AWACS) U.S. Air Force Heritage F-22 Raptor Demo Team + P-51 Mustang or P-47 Thunderbolt & F-22 Wisconsin Air National Guard 115th Fighter Wing - General Dynamics ( Lockheed) F-16 Wisconsin Air National Guard 128th Air Refueling Wing - KC - 135 Strato -Tanker U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit - Whiteman Air Force Base U.S. Coast Guard MH -60T Jayhawk - SAR Helicopter Demo Michigan Air National Guard Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II Warthogs


Civilian Air Performers Kevin Coleman - Red Bull Docs Friends - Boeing B-29 Superfortress Trojan Thunder T-28 TRojan 6-10 Ship Formation Act - featuring Waukesha, WI Native - Paul Walter Children of Fallen Heroes, Parachute Team


Water Show Performers U.S. Coast Guard Station Milwaukee Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office Boat Milwaukee Police Department Marine Unit Patrol Boat Milwaukee Fire Department Boat Trident



The Children of Fallen Heroes, Parachute Team performed the "Honoring Heroes Jump", dedicated in honor of Rudy Malnati, Milwaukee Fallen Firefighter, Lionel Hoffer, including First Responders and the Military including families.


Children of Fallen Heroes gives a very special thank you to entire Air Boss and FAA Team for keeping us safe. It was a pleasure working with you all.


About Children of Fallen Heroes Nonprofit



Photo: Children of Fallen Heroes, Parachute Team, Sheriff, Sergeant. Jim Burris, Canopy Pilot bringing in the Blue Line and Red Line flag at the Milwaukee Air and Water Show. Aviation, Ground Crew and Security provided by Skydive Milwaukee.


Mission Statement

Children of Fallen Heroes provides retreats, education, and special programs to children and families of fallen military and first responders designed to create an escape from grief, helping them to survive and thrive in spite of their loss.

Vision Statement

Children of Fallen Heroes seeks to increase public awareness and appreciation of the sacrifice of fallen military and first responder heroes as well as the sacrifice and needs of their loved ones, through an increasing range of healing educational and recreational activities.