RSAF celebrates National Day

Members of the 428th Fighter Squadron stand in formation in front of the Singaporean flag August 5, 2016, at Mountain Home AFB, Idaho. The colors of the flag represent: red for brotherhood and equality, and white for purity and value.  (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kippun Sumner/Released)

Members of the 428th Fighter Squadron stand in formation in front of the Singaporean flag August 5, 2016, at Mountain Home AFB, Idaho. The colors of the flag represent: red for brotherhood and equality, and white for purity and value. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kippun Sumner/Released)

The Republic of Singapore Air Force crest is displayed on a flag at the National Day celebration, August 5, 2016 at Mountain Home AFB. The crest symbolizes equality, peace, progress, democracy and justice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Alaysia Berry/Released)

The Republic of Singapore Air Force crest is displayed on a flag at the National Day celebration, August 5, 2016 at Mountain Home AFB. The crest symbolizes equality, peace, progress, democracy and justice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Alaysia Berry/Released)

A boy smiles at the camera during the Peace Carvin V National Day day celebration August 5, 2016 at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. This year’s celebration marks Singapore’s 51st year of independence from Malaysia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Alaysia Berry/Released)

A boy smiles at the camera during the Peace Carvin V National Day day celebration August 5, 2016 at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. This year’s celebration marks Singapore’s 51st year of independence from Malaysia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Alaysia Berry/Released)

Mountain Home military and civic leaders assist in the cutting of the birthday cake in celebration of Singapore’s 51st birthday August 5, 2016, at Mountain Home AFB, Idaho. Singapore celebrated 51 years of independence August 9, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kippun Sumner/Released)

Mountain Home military and civic leaders assist in the cutting of the birthday cake in celebration of Singapore’s 51st birthday August 5, 2016, at Mountain Home AFB, Idaho. Singapore celebrated 51 years of independence August 9, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kippun Sumner/Released)

Volunteers serve various Singaporean foods to National Day celebration attendees August 5, 2016, at Mountain Home AFB, Idaho. Prior to a celebration dinner, Singaporean service members hosted several display booths where guests could play Singaporean games, sample authentic cuisine and learn about squadron accomplishments from the past year. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kippun Sumner/Released)

Volunteers serve various Singaporean foods to National Day celebration attendees August 5, 2016, at Mountain Home AFB, Idaho. Prior to a celebration dinner, Singaporean service members hosted several display booths where guests could play Singaporean games, sample authentic cuisine and learn about squadron accomplishments from the past year. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kippun Sumner/Released)

The volunteers at the National Day celebration served curry, pork fried rice, sweet and sour pork and Pandan cake August 5, 2016 at Mountain Home Air Force Base. Attendees included members of the 428th Fighter Squadron and their families, Gunfighters and local community members. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kippun Sumner/Released)

The volunteers at the National Day celebration served curry, pork fried rice, sweet and sour pork and Pandan cake August 5, 2016 at Mountain Home Air Force Base. Attendees included members of the 428th Fighter Squadron and their families, Gunfighters and local community members. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kippun Sumner/Released)

(From the right) Mountian Home Mayor Rich Sykes and 366th Fighter Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. David Brown receive food in a serving line at the Peace Carvin V National Day Celebration. The celebration included a parade of troops, an authentic Singaporean dinner and a cake-cutting ceremony involving both the base and local community. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kippun Sumner/Released)

(From the right) Mountian Home Mayor Rich Sykes and 366th Fighter Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. David Brown receive food in a serving line at the Peace Carvin V National Day Celebration. The celebration included a parade of troops, an authentic Singaporean dinner and a cake-cutting ceremony involving both the base and local community. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kippun Sumner/Released)

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho --

Republic of Singapore and U.S. Air Force members gathered to celebrate Singaporean National Day here Aug. 5. The celebration featured food, performances and military honors celebrating the 51st anniversary of Singapore's independence.