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Jake Erickson experience flying with the Blue Angels over La Crosse



Jake Erickson, CEO of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse taking flight with the Blue Angels on June 11, 2024 (Submitted photo)

Jake Erickson joins to tell us what it’s like for a civilian to take flight with the Blue Angels. Erickson, the CEO of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse, was selected as an influential community member, to go up on jet No. 7 of the Navy’s F-18 Super Hornets this week.

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After that, he talks a bit about what’s happening with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse.

Started the show about speaking with some of the Blue Angels pilots earlier in the day, then watching the F-22 Raptors come into the La Crosse airport and getting presentation on the jet’s capabilities. 

A pair of F-22 Raptors are parked in front of the Blue Angels at the La Crosse airport on June 13, 2024 (PHOTO: David Knutson).

Host of WIZM's La Crosse Talk PM | University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point graduate | Hometown: Greenville, Wis | Avid noonball basketball player and sand volleyballer in La Crosse

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