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Volunteer assists visitorsDon't know much about our volunteers? Not a problem! Here are some amazing highlights.

Did you know ...

... this museum pioneered volunteerism in the USAF?
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force volunteers have been serving the museum for 36 years.

... volunteers are the lifeblood of the Air Force to museum visitors? 
Museum volunteers hosted 1.2 million visitors in 2012.

... volunteers support the museum 362 days a year?
545 active volunteers maintained the Museum's operation last year.

... volunteers contributed 98,246 hours of time in 2012?
This represents a $2.2 million dollar asset and 47 person years of productivity.

... museum volunteers traveled many miles from many places to volunteer?
They arrived from Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Nebraska. 

... 98 people entered as new volunteers last year?
They replace 67 who left as volunteers in 2012. 

... museum volunteers represent many different age groups?
Our youngest volunteer is 18 years old and our oldest is 97 years young.
2% of volunteers represent the GI Generation, born 1901-1926.
54% of volunteers represent the Silent Generation, born 1927-1945.
34% of volunteers represent the Baby Boomers, born 1946-1964.
4% of volunteers represent Generation X, born 1965-1981.
6% of volunteers represent the Millennials, born 1982-1997.
80% are male and 20% are female. 

... more volunteers are always needed?
Do you know someone who could serve?

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