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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 the 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 July 15 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.July 20th will mark the 48th anniversary of Apollo 11 - the first time humans set foot on the moon, and July 30th is the 46th anniversary of the Apollo 15
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BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. -- The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform at the 2003 "Defenders of Liberty" air show held here May 10-11.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Denise A. Rayder) U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds to sign autographs at museum
Visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force can meet members of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Air Demonstration Squadron as they sign autographs from 9-10 a.m. on June 23.Participants will include a pilot, crew chief and other members of the team. Museum doors will open to the public at 8:30 a.m.The Thunderbirds perform a mix of
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Celebrate baseball season by learning the science behind a curve ball during Family Day at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (Courtesy photo) 'Play ball!' during free Family Day at museum
“Play ball!” is a phrase most often heard on a baseball field. But from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, 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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DAYTON, Ohio (05/2016) -- An overhead gallery view of the fourth building aircraft at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. The fourth building includes more than 70 aircraft in four new galleries -- Presidential, Research & Development, Space and Global Reach. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)   Museum's fourth building selected for Air Force Heritage Award
The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force was recently selected by the U.S. Air Force History and Museums Program as the recipient of the 2017 Air Force Heritage Award for the “Fourth Building Gallery Project.” The award recognizes outstanding achievements by Air Force History and Museums personnel that foster a better understanding and
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DAYTON, Ohio -- David Stemen (red jacket) received the 2016 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) Air Force Materiel Command Executive Director Patricia M. Young, Volunteer David Stemen, Air Force Museum Foundation Executive Director Michael P. Imhoff and Museum Director Lt. Gen.(Ret.) Jack Hudson. (U.S. Air Force photo) Volunteers honored for service at National Museum USAF
The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Volunteer Program celebrated its 35th anniversary by honoring more than 540 volunteers during a Volunteer Appreciation Banquet on May 5.   David Stemen of Beavercreek, Ohio, received the 2016 Director’s Award for Volunteer of the Year for his dedication and excellence in serving the museum and the U.S. Air
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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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2017
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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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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