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It's a fourth of July tradition folks flocking to the South Carolina beaches to salute the troops as air force jets sword down the coast.
But this year's sequester -- Could have put an end to all of that until American volunteers stepped up to do what the government couldn't do Andy Folsom is the president of salute.
From the -- he joins us now -- tell us so for years you've had fly -- -- -- -- the air force jets fly by the shore.
That's stop the -- that's not this year.
That stopped because all military fly -- across the nation were grounded because the sequestration.
But we found a lot of volunteers that and the image of World War II planes and we decided that we couldn't let the salute stop our military continues to protect us that we felt like we needed to continue to salute them.
Payments are so how did that turn to -- that come about how did you guys.
Gather the airplanes and who's flying planes.
What we've got made a lot of contacts through the the prior four years of doing salute from the shore.
And now we ran into a job vary a bit do is have a great American.
And a very patriotic American.
His father flew a C 47 in World War II.
And he eventually acquired a C 47 and he goes to -- various air shows and has a tight knit a group of other patriotic Americans that and -- order to vintage plane -- helped us organize this -- parade.
About war war two vintage planes and also some other vintage airplanes.
The -- or third or just regular Americans some have.
Have service served in the past others have not.
But the the the other element is will have passengers.
That in the planes that will be veterans come from all conflicts going back to war war to.
And then we'll also have active duty military as well very good very good the -- -- a mutual salute from the short of the people.
Consider to be the heroes and from the heroes back to the shore right.
Right correct in it and once we're done with this we encourage everybody in the beats to send video in our Facebook and our web site.
And we take all that video and then we also shoot video ourselves and we put together a video that we send out the troops all over the country -- and website give us let's -- very quickly.
The website -- salute from the shore dot worried.
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Some -- -- from the shore.
Are -- to work and -- -- don't inject too much politics in this but does it make you crazy when President Obama spends a hundred million bucks going to Africa for 45 days.
Yet they don't have the money needed to do fly by that sole parent -- important.
So many Americans.
Yeah we try not to get into the political stuff our our aim is a 100% to two.
Salute the troops in then thanked them for their sacrifice that we try to stay away from that angle but we knew that we can let this this great tradition dot.
Right in the N one less thought and I know a lot of people like to see the fast jets they might see the speed come across -- beach.
They're gonna be okay it was just a little bit slower planes -- -- what history right.
Right exactly we -- we -- disappointed too we love the jets we have a great relationship with shell air force base in Sumter South Carolina but.
The good news with the vintage planes and still be lower and slower and hopefully the experience will last longer for the folks on the -- all right any false and thank you very much where you don't serve.
Thanks for having me.
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