May 212020

The National Salute to America’s Heroes (NSAH), presented by Hyundai, one of the country’s largest military air and sea shows, unfortunately cancelled this year’s event due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  However, while announcing the postponement, the NSAH and Hyundai introduced a community-based nomination initiative, titled “Salute 365,” that will recognize local healthcare professionals, first responders and others who are tirelessly fighting and risking their own safety to care for members of the local community.

On Saturday, May 23rd, Four heroes will be awarded new Hyundai Sonatas as recognition for their outstanding service in each of the following categories: healthcare professional; first responder; and unsung community hero.  The event will be live streamed via Facebook and Instagram pages National Salute to America’s Heroes between 2 and 3pm EST.

In addition,  if you are in south Florida, you may be lucky enough to spot the USCG MH65 Helicopter and USCG C-144 Aircraft originating from the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Miami this Saturday, May 23rd saluting our healthcare workers in South Florida!  If not, you can still tune in to their Facebook page and catch live streams of the flyover from the safety of your homes quarantines.



A surprise addition to this event will be Four F-16s flying from the Truman Medical Center in Key West at about 11:35 a.m. heading northbound to fy over the Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center at 12:22 p.m. then heading back south to fly over the Homestead Medical Center at 12:44 p.m.

Salute Flight May 23

The Hyundai Air & Sea Show will return next year during Memorial Day weekend on May 29 – 30, 2021.

About the National Salute to America’s Heroes presented by Hyundai

The National Salute to America’s Heroes presented by Hyundai is a nationwide two-day celebration held on Miami Beach, Florida featuring the Hyundai Air  Sea Show, Music Explosion presented by Hyundai, and Salute 365 initiative. Held Memorial Day Weekend, the
National Salute to America’s Heroes presented by Hyundai focuses on honoring and paying tribute to the military
and first responders who protect the freedoms of all Americans. For more information, please visit,

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