NAS Oceana Naval Base opened their gates to the public this past weekend, as the highly anticipated Air Show returned to Hampton Roads. The multitude of people that visited the base during this 2 day event could attest to the amount of excitement that was in the air. Several vendors and food trucks were assembled along the flight line, accompanied by many service men and women who patrolled the area. From the flight demonstration team to the jump team and jet trucks, there was so much to see and enjoy. And of course the riveting performance of the Blue Angels concluded what was already an exceptional show! This year's theme paid tribute to 50 years of women in naval aviation. Since "The First Six" earned their wings of gold, these female pioneers went on to pave the way for so many to follow. Over the years women have grown to assume numerous roles in aviation. Their positions play an integral part in strengthening and protecting our nation and are worthy of recognition. The Patient First tent was set up across from the bleacher seating. We had lots of fun interacting with the attendees and we had a great view of the performances. People stopped by our tent to chat and get their hands on some free promo items. The yo-yo's and wooden airplanes appeared to be a big hit for the crowd. We also offered free blood pressure checks when the noise subsided. Patient First has been a long time sponsor of the Air Show. Our deep appreciation for the men and women of service is undeniable and we thank each of you. The 2023 Air Show was truly an amazing experience and we look forward to seeing each of you in 2024!