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DAYTON, Ohio - Museum volunteer Beverly Smith walks visitors through the Behind the Scenes Tour of the restoration area. The Memphis Belle is one of the restoration projects that visitors can view. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock) 
Register now for Summer Behind the Scenes Tours at National Museum USAF
Have you ever wondered what goes into getting an aircraft ready for display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force?  Get a first-hand look at the aircraft restoration process during the Behind the Scenes Tours.  Registration for tours through Sept. 1, 2017, will open March 31. These free tours take place every Friday from 12:15-3 p.m. Space
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Are you a weather wizard? Find out with an interactive quiz game and through other activities during Family Day on March 21, 2015 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (Photo courtesy of NASA) Learn about Meteorology during Free Event on March 18 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 18 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.  Activities include the game “Are you smarter than a fourth grader?” which will test visitors’ knowledge about weather; demos and other activities
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DAYTON, Ohio -- The Douglas VC-118 “Independence” on display in the Presidential Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock) VC-118 The Independence to temporarily close March 20-April 8 for interior lighting upgrade
The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will temporarily close the VC-118 The Independence from March 20-April 8, 2017, in order to complete an interior lighting upgrade with new LED lights.The Independence was the second aircraft built specifically to transport the President. A military version of the Douglas DC-6 commercial airliner, it was
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WASP Pilots in front of USAAF B-17 "Pistol Packin Mama." (U.S. Air Force photo) Celebrate Women's History Month with Visit to National Museum USAF
During Women’s History Month in March and throughout the year, visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force can view exhibits that pay tribute to the accomplishments and achievements of women who served in the Air Force. In the World War II Gallery, visitors can learn about U.S. Army Air Forces (USAAF) flight nurses and Women Airforce
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DAYTON, Ohio -- Museum visitors walk up the steps to board the Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 which is on display in the Presidential Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock) 
Celebrate Presidents Day by Climbing Aboard Air Force One at the National Museum USAF
As Presidents Day approaches, all visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force have the unique opportunity to view and walk through several truly significant aircraft. The museum’s Presidential Gallery, located in the recently opened fourth building, is home to aircraft that carried U.S. presidents on many historic journeys from Franklin
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Learn about satellites during Family Day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Feb. 16, 2013, at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Free 'Globe Trotting' Event on Feb. 18 at National Museum USAF
Commemorate the birthdays of Galileo and Copernicus and the anniversary of the launch of the U.S. Air Force’s first GPS satellite by learning about astronomy and satellites from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Feb. 18 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Visitors can see a scale model of the solar system (beginning in the lobby through the length of the
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DAYTON, Ohio -- The Tuskegee Airmen diorama depicting a cadet and instructor on display in the WWII Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Learn about African American History at National Museum USAF
As Black History Month approaches, visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force can view exhibits and check out online resources to learn more about African Americans who served in the Air Force and its predecessor organizations. The museum opened an expanded Tuskegee Airmen exhibit in its World War II Gallery in 2015. The exhibit features
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DAYTON, Ohio (11/2016) -- Aerial view of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. The museum collects, researches, conserves, interprets and presents the Air Force's history, heritage and traditions, as well as today's mission to fly, fight and win...in Air, Space and Cyberspace to a global audience through engaging exhibits, educational outreach, special programs, and the stewardship of the national historic collection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock, pilot Matt Kiefer) National Museum USAF receives Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force recently received the Air Force Organizational Excellence Award for exceptionally meritorious service from July 1, 2014-June 30, 2016.  During this period the museum built and populated a new $40.8 million, 224,000 square foot fourth building to house four galleries – Presidential, Research and Development,
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The crew of the "Memphis Belle"® after their 25th mission: (l to r) TSgt. Harold Loch (top turret gunner/engineer), SSg.t Cecil Scott (ball turret gunner), TSgt. Robert Hanson (radio operator), Capt. James Verinis (copilot), Capt. Robert Morgan (pilot), Capt. Charles Leighton (navigator), SSgt. John Quinlan (tail gunner), SSgt. Casimer Nastal (waist gunner), Capt. Vincent Evans (bombardier), and SSgt. Clarence Winchell (waist gunner). (U.S. Air Force photo) B-17F Memphis Belle™ to be placed on public display on May 17, 2018 at National Museum USAF
One of the most recognizable symbols of World War II will once again report for duty exactly 75 years after its crew finished their last mission in the war against Nazi Germany on May 17, 1943.    The B-17F Memphis Belle™ – the first U.S. Army Air Forces heavy bomber to complete 25 missions over Europe and return to the United States – will be
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National Museum of the U.S. Air Force visitors will have the opportunity to meet members of the Cincinnati Reds organization on Jan. 25 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Outfielder Billy Hamilton, minor league outfielder Jesse Winker, Reds Hall of Famer Tom Browning, broadcaster and former pitcher Jeff Brantley, broadcaster Jim Kelch, VP of Baseball Operations Dick Williams and mascot Rosie Red are scheduled to appear at the museum stop. (Photo courtesy of the Cincinnati Reds)
Cincinnati Reds to visit the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force visitors will have the opportunity to meet members of the Cincinnati Reds organization on Jan. 28 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.            Broadcaster Marty Brennaman; outfielder Scott Schebler; catcher Devin Mesoraco; minor league infielder Blake Trahan; former Reds infielder/outfielder Dmitri Young; vice president,
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