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The Boeing B-17F Memphis Belle in the WWII Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. This aircraft will be placed on permanent public display on May 17, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo) Preview B-17F Memphis Belle™ exhibit online on May 16
Those who can’t wait to see the new B-17F Memphis Belle™ exhibit in person on May 17 will be able to get a sneak-peak of the exhibit as it is unveiled to the family members of the Memphis Belle crew and invited dignitaries for the first time during a private event at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on May 16 at 6:30 p.m. Viewers may tune
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2018
Memphis Belle at Patterson Field (now Wright-Patterson AFB) in July 1943. Additional museum entrance gate to open for B-17F Memphis Belle™ events May 17-19
In anticipation of large crowds visiting the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force for the B-17F Memphis Belle™ exhibit opening events, an additional entrance gate will be available for vehicles entering the museum northbound on Harshman Road. Gate 24B, located near the Armory will be open for inbound traffic only from May 17-19 beginning at 8 a.m.
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DAYTON, Ohio -- Richard Isaacks (red jacket) received the 2017 Director’s Award for Volunteer of the Year for his dedication and excellence in serving the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (from left to right) Museum Director Lt. Gen.(Ret.) Jack Hudson, Air Force Materiel Command Executive Director Patricia M. Young, Volunteer Richard Isaacks, and Air Force Museum Foundation Board of Trustees President Col.(Ret.) Susan E. Richardson . (U.S. Air Force photo) Volunteers honored for service at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force celebrated its 36th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet on April 13 during which 566 volunteers were honored. Richard Isaacks of Xenia, Ohio, was selected as the Museum Volunteer of the Year for 2017 for his dedication and excellence in serving the museum and the U.S. Air Force.  Nominated by the
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Korean War-era veteran Bob Selden shares the history of the B-17 Flying Fortress with Jason Morris and his son, Brody, during the 2008 McGuire Air Expo May 31 at McGuire Air Force Base, N.J. Base officials hosted the air expo, which concluded Air Force Week in Philadelphia. Mr. Selden is a volunteer crew member of the "Memphis Belle." (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III) 12 WWII-era aircraft scheduled to take part in B-17F Memphis Belle™ exhibit opening events
The B-17 Movie Memphis Belle will join B-17G Yankee Lady and B-17G Aluminum Overcast, along with six P-51 Mustangs and three WWII-era trainer aircraft in the skies over the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on May 16 as part of the events surrounding the opening of the new Memphis Belle™ exhibit at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. The
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Capt. Robert Morgan (left) shaking hands with Gen Jacob Devers (right), commander of US forces in Europe, before the crew returned to the US. Learn more about the B-17F Memphis Belle™ during free presentations April 18-19 at National Museum USAF
With the opening of the new B-17F Memphis Belle™ exhibit just over a month away, visitors are invited to test their knowledge about the iconic aircraft by attending one of three free presentations titled “Memphis Belle - Dispelling the Myths,” on Wednesday, April 18 and Thursday, April 19 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.These programs
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DAYTON, Ohio -- Children and adults of all ages welcomed spring with kite stories, kite building, kite flying and other free hands-on educational opportunities during Family Day on April 19, 2014, at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (Courtesy photo) Celebrate Spring with kites during free Family Day at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Welcome spring with kite stories, kite building and kite flying during Family Day on Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.Visitors can observe the incredible sport of indoor kite flying by watching members of local kite clubs fly their kites indoors with no wind! This activity takes place in the event
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2018
More than 60 pieces of art created by local students from schools across the Miami Valley will be on display at the National Museum of the U.S Air Force during the 35th Annual Student Aviation Art Competition and Exhibition. The exhibit will be open from April 7-May 6, 2018. This artwork is from grades 7-9 category and is by M. Wellmeier of Mad River Middle School. (U.S. Air Force photo) Student artwork to be exhbited at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
More than 60 pieces of art created by local students from schools across the Miami Valley will be on display at the National Museum of the U.S Air Force during the 35th Annual Student Aviation Art Competition and Exhibition. The exhibit will be open from April 7-May 6, 2018. Student artists from both private and public schools in Clark, Greene,
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(03/14/2018) -- The B-17F Memphis Belle poses for photos before moving into the WWII Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force on March 14, 2018. Plans call for the aircraft to be placed on permanent public display in the WWII Gallery here at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on May 17, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kevin Lush) B-17F Memphis Belle™ moves to WWII Gallery as exhibit opening nears
The B-17F Memphis Belle™ – the first U.S. Army Air Forces heavy bomber to return to the United States after completing 25 combat missions over occupied Europe – was recently moved from the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s Restoration Hangar to the museum’s World War II Gallery as work continues to progress on the new exhibit.Although the
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Satellite imagery of Hurricane Harvey in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Texas. Learn about meteorology during free event on March 17 at National Museum USAF
Learn about various aspects of weather through a number of free fun demonstrations and hands-on activities during Family Day from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on March 17 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.  Activities include the game “Are you smarter than a fourth grader, weather edition”; demos and other activities about air pressure, density,
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The B-17F Memphis Belle will be placed on permanent public display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air force on May 17 with celebratory events on May 17-19, 2018. Two B-17 aircraft and more than 130 reenactors scheduled to take part in B-17F MEMPHIS BELLE™ exhibit opening events
Two B-17G Flying Fortresses and more than 130 reenactors are scheduled to take part in the opening events for the B-17F Memphis Belle™ exhibit at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, May 17-19, 2018. The B-17F Memphis Belle – the first U.S. Army Air Forces heavy bomber to return to the United States after completing 25 combat missions over
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