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Will budget cuts halt flyovers at Packers home games?

7:41 AM, Apr. 12, 2013

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The U.S. Coast Guard says it's too soon to determine whether its crews will perform flyovers at Green Bay Packers home games this season.

The military branch has no plans to conduct flyovers at any community relations events due to the $85 billion in automatic federal budget cuts this year - known as "sequestration" - said Coast Guard Lt. David Connor, a public affairs officer for the Great Lakes region. Due to budget cuts, officers must use all resources to maintain their priority of keeping citizens safe, he said.

Aircraft from different military branches routinely fly over the stadium, ...

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