Operation American Resolve, an aerial salute to Maine's healthcare workers by the Maine Guard's 101st Air Refueling Wing will continue today, and as an added bonus there's plenty of blue sky to fly through.

"We are looking forward to continuing our tribute and are pleased that we were able to make some additions to the flight path," said Col. Frank Roy, commander of the 101st.

Today's route will see the KC-135 Stratotanker, the plane that refuels fighter jets, travel from Bar Harbor to Machias, and then all the way up north to Fort Kent and then back down to Dover-Foxcroft in the central part of the state.

Here is the full flight path for today's Operation American Resolve:

MDI Hospital / Bar Harbor ��� 11:15am

Down East Community Hospital / Machias - 11:25am

Houlton Regional Hospital / Houlton - 11:52am

Aroostook Medical Center / Presque Isle - 12:03pm

Loring - 12:09pm

St. John River Valley – 12:11pm

Northern Maine Medical Center / Fort Kent - 12:23pm

Cary Medical Center / Caribou - 12:32pm

Millinocket Regional Hospital / Millinocket - 12:51pm

Penobscot Valley Hospital / Lincoln - 12:58pm

Mayo Regional Hospital / Dover-Foxcroft - 1:07pm

This past Tuesday the KC-135 Stratotanker flew between Portland and Ellsworth before making it's way to Bangor, and it stayed right on time, so make sure that your outside and looking up at the times listed above.

We think that this is a terrific way to spotlight and take notice of healthcare and other essential workers here in Maine who are on the very front line in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

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