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Freedom's Call Celebration Provides Fun for Tens of Thousands

WPAFB -- After a two year hiatus Wright-Patts annual Freedoms Call Tattoo returned to museum grounds Friday night.

You could tell by the energy of this crowd and all the smiling faces that Freedoms Call was definitely missed.

Last years festivities were reduced to only a small fireworks display due to budget cuts and two years ago severe weather washed out the celebration.

This patriotic event is all about honoring military veterans and their families the contributions they make to our everyday lives.  And folks who come out have a lot of fun doing it.

New military recruits took their oath in front of cheering fans, 3 different bands rocked the stage, kids had fun in their own play area and did we mention the food? Any delicious treat you can think of was available.

But if you ask anyone there favorite part is usually a consensus.

"We're looking forward to the fireworks and this will be her first firework show so she doesn't know what's in store for her," Dayton's Ryan Baglia explained in anticipation.

This years fireworks display didn't disappoint folks who consider it one of the best shows in town surrounding the Fourth of July holiday.

 
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