• Retired Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., employee Benny Wild and grandchildren speak with KWQC-TV 6 reporter Bailey Dietz prior to the Quad Cities Red, White and Boom fireworks display on July 3. Hundreds gathered at the Colonel Davenport house to watch fireworks launched from RIA. Dietz will be in a tandem rehearsal parachute jump with the Army's Golden Knights July 6. The Knights will perform two parachute shows at RIA's 150th Anniversary Celebration July 7. (Photo by Dan Carlson, ASC Public Affairs)

    Retired Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., employee...

    Retired Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., employee Benny Wild and grandchildren speak with KWQC-TV 6 reporter Bailey Dietz prior to the Quad Cities Red, White and Boom fireworks display on July 3. Hundreds gathered at the Colonel Davenport house to watch...

  • Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., firefighter Brian Hansen gives firefighter hats to children while they wait for the fireworks to begin. Rock Island Arsenal participated in the Quad Cities Red, White and Boom fireworks display on July 3. (Photo by Dan Carlson, ASC Public Affairs)

    Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., firefighter Brian...

    Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., firefighter Brian Hansen gives firefighter hats to children while they wait for the fireworks to begin. Rock Island Arsenal participated in the Quad Cities Red, White and Boom fireworks display on July 3. (Photo by Dan...

  • A young girl tries out the driver's seat of a Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., fire truck. Firefighters provided safety reminders to children who came out to watch the Arsenal's Red, White and Boom fireworks display on July 3. About 200 people gathered on the lawn near the Colonel Davenport house to watch the event. (Photo by Dan Carlson, ASC Public Affairs)

    A young girl tries out the driver's seat of a...

    A young girl tries out the driver's seat of a Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., fire truck. Firefighters provided safety reminders to children who came out to watch the Arsenal's Red, White and Boom fireworks display on July 3. About 200 people gathered on...

  • Quad Cities Red, White and Boom fireworks resulted in a spectacular show over Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., on July 3. Several hundred people gathered on the lawn near the Colonel Davenport house to watch the fireworks launch from the installation. (Photo by Dan Carlson, ASC Public Affairs)

    Quad Cities Red, White and Boom fireworks...

    Quad Cities Red, White and Boom fireworks resulted in a spectacular show over Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., on July 3. Several hundred people gathered on the lawn near the Colonel Davenport house to watch the fireworks launch from the installation. (Photo...

  • Quad Cities Red, White and Boom fireworks filled the sky over Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., on July 3.  Several hundred people gathered on the lawn near the Colonel Davenport house to watch the fireworks launch from the installation. (Photo by Dan Carlson, ASC Public Affairs)

    Quad Cities Red, White and Boom fireworks...

    Quad Cities Red, White and Boom fireworks filled the sky over Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., on July 3. Several hundred people gathered on the lawn near the Colonel Davenport house to watch the fireworks launch from the installation. (Photo by Dan...

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