Watch: Saturday highlights from Arctic Thunder

More than 100,000 people came out Saturday for the year's biggest show at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, which takes place partly on the ground and partly in the air. Its purpose: to strengthen community ties to a base where public access is typically limited.

"Our mission isn't executed without community support — period," said Maj. Mike Boyer, director of Arctic Thunder.

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