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Welcome to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force online press room. News releases, photographs and fact sheets are now available on our website. For more information, please contact:

Public Affairs Division
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
1100 Spaatz Street
Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433
Phone: (937) 255-1337, (937) 255-1386
Fax: (937) 255-0523
A new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument designed to honor Gold Star families, preserve the memory of the fallen and serve as a reminder that freedom is not free will be unveiled during a ceremony on Oct. 16 at 10 a.m.
The United States Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team will show off their sharp skills on Oct. 20 at 1 p.m. in the Korea/South East Asia War Gallery. A standard team performance features a professionally choreographed sequence of show-stopping weapon maneuvers, precise tosses, complex weapon exchanges, and a walk through the gauntlet of spinning weapons.
Celebrate Halloween by learning fun science principles through Halloween-themed activities! Visitors are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes, and those who participate in activities will receive goody bags (while supplies last).
2014-2018 commemorates the centennial of the First World War. High above the trenches, our soldiers witnessed the advent of military aviation, which forever altered the shape of modern combat and made WWI unlike any other conflict in human history. Aug. 4, 2014 marked the beginning of the centenary, which concludes on Nov. 11, 2018. Click the picture to view World War I news and featured artifacts.

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