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DAYTON, Ohio (05/2015) -- Participants enjoyed a number of hands-on activities during Space Fest on May 15-16 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock) Learn About Newton in Space During Family Day at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Explore space with us this month as we commemorate the anniversaries of two special moon missions during Family Day on Saturday, July 21 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.July 20th will mark the 49th anniversary of Apollo 11 - the first time humans set foot on the moon, and July 30th is the 47th anniversary of the
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Visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force who are interested in taking an easy route to the Vectren Dayton International Air Show can board RTA shuttle buses that will run to and from the museum, dropping off riders at the Air Show main gate from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. on June 23-24. Shuttles depart from both locations approximately every 10 minutes. The cost for a round trip ticket is $3, and children age 5 and under ride free. Only cash will be accepted (an ATM is available inside the museum, if needed). For more information about the RTA shuttle service, please call (937) 425-8300. Dayton Air Show Park and Ride from AF Museum
Visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force who are interested in taking an easy route to the Vectren Dayton International Air Show can board RTA shuttle buses that will run to and from the museum, dropping off riders at the Air Show main gate from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. on June 23-24. Shuttles depart from both locations approximately every 10
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Actor and filmmaker Matthew Modine, who played the role of the pilot in the 1990 movie “Memphis Belle,” will tour the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and sign free autographs for the public on Saturday, June 16 from 2-3 p.m. Actor Matthew Modine; pilot in the 1990 Memphis Belle movie will tour Air Force's National Museum and sign autographs on June 16
Actor and filmmaker Matthew Modine, who played the role of the pilot in the 1990 movie “Memphis Belle,” will see the new Memphis Belle™ exhibit for the first time as he tours the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and signs free autographs for the public on Saturday, June 16 from 2-3 p.m. Modine, whose uncle Wylder Modine was an actual B-17
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The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, fly in a right-echelon formation during their Tampa Bay AirFest 2018 performance at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., May 13, 2018. U.S. Navy Blue Angels to sign autographs at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force can meet select members of the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, as they sign autographs from 8:30-9:30 a.m. on June 22. Museum doors will open to the public at 8 a.m. The Blue Angels showcase the pride and professionalism of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps through flight
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Karl Bolt, then a senior cadet at the U.S. Air Force Academy, connects on the first of his two home runs during a game March 22, 2007 against San Diego State.  Bolt was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 15th round of the 2007 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft June 8. Learn about the aerospace principles of throwing a curve ball at Family Day on Sat. June 16, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan) 'Play Ball!' during free Family Day at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
“Play ball!” is a phrase most often heard on a baseball field. But from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will have the chance to learn about the science behind baseball and other sports with free interactive programs during Family Day. Designed for children and adults of all ages, Family Day
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Former Air Force pilot Jack Hampshire poses for a photo in front of a North American B-25B Mitchell in the WWII Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.(U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock) National Museum of the U.S. Air Force To Commemorate D-Day with ‘Plane Talks’ on June 6
The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will commemorate D-Day by offering visitors a special opportunity to interact with veterans who will be stationed at aircraft throughout the museum as part of the “Plane Talks” program on June 6 from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.   Among the veterans scheduled to be on-hand are retired Air Force pilots Lt. Col.
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The ribbon is cut to the B-17F Memphis Belle Exhibit during a public ceremony on May 17, 2018: (left to right) Brian Pecon (Memphis Belle Memorial Association President), Col. Susan Richardson, USAF (Ret) (Chairman of the Air Force Museum Foundation Board of Trustees), Thomas Harrison (Student from England), Lt. Gen. Jack Hudson, USAF (Ret) (Museum Director), Lt. Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost (Air Force Director of Staff), Ms. Grace Ojala (Winner of the Museum’s Writing Competition), Krista Strider (Museum Deputy Director), Joshua Cahoon (Winner of Museum’s Aviation Art Competition). National Museum of the U.S. Air Force announces student writing competition awards
Three students were recently selected as the winners of the Air Force Heritage and History Writing Competition, sponsored by the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. Grace Ojala of Dayton, Ohio, was the first place winner and received a $1,500 scholarship; John Paul Gal of Steubenville, Ohio, was the second place winner and
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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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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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