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DAYTON, Ohio -- Students participate in aerospace demonstration stations during Home School Day on October 6, 2014, at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo) Explore engineering during Family Day at National Museum USAF
Come explore the world of engineering during Family Day on May 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Visitors will be able to see and experience a variety of demonstrations and activities that will showcase some of the many fields of engineering. Preschool and primary-grade children are invited to listen to stories
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Heather Wilson was confirmed as the new Secretary of the Air Force by the Senate May 8, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) Senate confirms Wilson as Air Force Secretary
Heather Wilson will be the next secretary of the Air Force, following her confirmation by the Senate May 8, 2017.
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The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force holds an annual Air Force Heritage and History Writing Competition, providing students the opportunity to develop positive academic and character qualities and to showcase their writing talents while vying for scholarship funds. National Museum USAF announces student writing competition awards
Three students were recently selected as the winners of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s seventh annual student writing competition and were awarded with scholarship funds courtesy of Deloitte through the Air Force Museum Foundation. (Federal endorsement not implied.)   Lauren Smith of Beavercreek, Ohio, was the first place winner and
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DAYTON, Ohio -- Lockheed SR-71A in the Cold War Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)
Celebrate Armed Forces Day at National Museum USAF
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force visitors will have a unique opportunity to celebrate Armed Forces Day by meeting and learning from Air Force veterans in the galleries throughout the day on May 20 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Among the 10 veterans scheduled to be on-hand are a retired crew chief and navigator, as well as pilots and engineers who have
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2017
Chief of the Staff of the Air Force General David L. Goldfein, applauds during the 75th Anniversary of the Doolittle Raid
Memorial Ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, April 18, 2017. Gen. Goldfein, who spoke at the ceremony, paid tribute to the Doolittle Raiders, to include Lt. Col. (Ret.) Richard E. Cole, the sole surviving member of the Doolittle Raiders (right), and Staff Sgt. David Thatcher, who passed in June 2016. Also attending the ceremony were friends
and family of the Doolittle Raiders, including Sgt. Thatcher's son, Jeff Thatcher (left). (U.S. Air Force Photo by Wesley Farnsworth) Wright-Patterson, NMUSAF pay tribute to Doolittle Raid 75th Anniversary
Friends, family and fans from around the country came together to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raid April 17-18 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The April 18, 1942 Doolittle Raid on Tokyo was an important event in the development of American air power as it
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Becky Thatcher, daughter of the late Doolittle Raider Staff Sgt. David Thatcher, and U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. William Hatten from 28th Maintenance Squadron from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Ruptured Duck dedicated crew chief, unveil the newest rendition of the Ruptured Duck artwork during a ceremony for the new Ruptured Duck artwork, Apr. 17, 2017 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The original artwork featured a cross-eyed duck, wearing a leather helmet, staring out over crossed crutches. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wesley Farnsworth) B-1 ‘Ruptured Duck’ rechristening honors Doolittle Tokyo Raiders’ 75th anniversary
The 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders was commemorated April 17 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as a B-1 bomber from Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota, was rechristened the “Ruptured Duck” and its new nose art unveiled in tribute to a B-25 Mitchell bomber that was flown during the Doolittle Raid in 1942. Ellsworth’s 34th and 37th Bomb
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A B-1 bomber soars through the sky during suppression of enemy air defenses training at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., July 15, 2016. During SEAD missions, bombers are used offensively to destroy targets while EA-18G Growlers work as a supporting aircraft to deny, degrade or delay the enemies’ ability to acquire and engage friendly air forces and also give bombers access to those targeted areas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert/Released) Back to the Future: B-1 bomber flyover to continue the legacy of two squadrons that participated in the Doolittle Tokyo Raid
Two B-1 bombers from the 34th and 37th Bomb Squadrons at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, will participate in a high-speed flyover at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force exactly 75 years after aircrews from these same squadrons helped launch the Doolittle Tokyo Raid. Plans call for the B-1 flyover to take place on April 18 at
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Learn about kites during Family Day on March 19, 2011, at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Celebrate spring with kites during Family Day at National Museum USAF
Welcome spring with kite stories, kite building and kite flying during Family Day on April 22 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 area next
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DAYTON, Ohio -- More than 100 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 34th Annual Student Aviation Art Competition and Exhibition. The exhibit will be open from April 1-30, 2017.(U.S. Air Force photo) Student artwork to be exhibited at National Museum USAF
More than 100 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 34th Annual Student Aviation Art Competition and Exhibition. The exhibit will be open from April 1-30.   Student artists from both private and public schools in Clark, Greene,
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Vintage B-25 Mitchell bombers fly over the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, during a memorial flight honoring the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders on April 18, 2010.  The 68th Doolittle Raiders' reunion commemorates the anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raid.  On April 18, 1942, U.S. Army Air Forces Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle's squad of 16 B-25 Mitchell aircraft bombed Japanese targets in response to the attack on Pearl Harbor. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey)


B-25 Mitchell bombers to highlight events commemorating 75th Anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raid
B-25 Mitchell bombers from around the country will once again take to the skies before landing at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force as part of a two-day tribute commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raid, April 17-18. Current plans call for 17 B-25 bombers to land on the runway behind the museum on April 17 and be placed
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