Dan Flies with the Blue Angels

It was a crazy ride!

blue-angelsOn September 9th Dan Newlin was invited to fly with several members of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels as a reward for the time and effort he has dedicated to helping wounded soldiers returning from active duty. Dan Newlin suited up and took to the skies with Lt. C. J. Simonsen, where he was put through the typical turns and tricks the Blue Angels perform.

“It was great honor,” said Dan. “Those guys showed no mercy, they flew me through all the toughest stunts.”

The mission of the United States Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron is to showcase the pride and professionalism of the United States Navy and Marine Corps by inspiring a culture of excellence and service to country through flight demonstrations and community outreach.