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  • Paratroopers to perform WWII combat jump on May 13 as part of events commemorating 75th Anniversary of D-Day

    Paratroopers will perform a WWII combat jump over the skies of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on May 13 at approximately 10 a.m. as part of the events commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day - the largest amphibious assault in history which led to the beginning of the end of World War II in Europe.Weather permitting, a group of
  • Aviation Art Exhibit Opens May 10 at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will host the 33rd Annual International Aerospace Art Exhibition opening on May 10, 2019. This exhibit is part of the American Society of Aviation Artists (ASAA) forum, which is taking place in Dayton, Ohio this year.Visitors will have the opportunity to meet some of the artists on Thursday, May 9 from 2
  • Volunteers Honored for Service at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force celebrated its 37th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet on April 5 during which over 600 volunteers were honored.David Hills of Miamisburg, Ohio, was selected as the Museum Volunteer of the Year for 2018 for his dedication and excellence in serving the museum and the U.S. Air Force.Nominated by the
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force mobile app now available on USAF Connect

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force has a new museum app that is now available to download within USAF Connect, which is an Air Force-wide mobile app designed to enable, engage and empower Airmen by centralizing and increasing access to Air Force information.The museum app consolidates multiple resources in a single location, easing public
  • Air Force's National Museum to commemorate 75th Anniversary of D-Day with events in May and June

    On June 6, 1944, D-Day - the largest amphibious assault in history - took place as more than 150,000 American, British, and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of heavily fortified French coast. This risky invasion of France’s Normandy region caused over 4,000 Allied casualties on the first day alone. Code-named Operation
  • Free activities for Home School STEM Day set for April 1

    Home school students can explore the world’s largest aviation museum and learn about STEM topics during Home School STEM Day on April 1 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.During this event, home school children ages 3-18 can participate in a number of free educational activities, many focusing on science, technology, engineering and
  • Free ‘Globe Trotting’ event on Feb 16 at National Museum USAF

    Learn about the fascinating world of satellites – both natural and man-made as we take a closer look at how GPS works through fun demos and hands-on activities on Feb. 16 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.Visitors can learn why satellites spin, how a GPS unit works, how an object orbits the planet, and play a version
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force announces 36th Annual Student Aviation Art Competition

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s 36th Annual Student Aviation Art Competition will be open on March 1 to students from around the country.The theme for this year’s competition focuses on the fact that July 2019 marks 50 years since humans first walked upon any surface other than planet Earth. On July 20, 1969, as part of the Apollo 11
  • Free tickets available Jan 24 for 'Hearts, Heritage and Heroes' concert at National Museum USAF

    (All tickets have distributed)Join the U.S. Air Force Band of Flight as it presents the “Hearts, Heritage and Heroes” concert on Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. The concert, which will take place in the museum’s second building, will showcase various musical selections to celebrate Valentine’s Day,
  • Learn about 'Robots Among Us' on Jan 19 at National Museum USAF

    Learn about the exciting field of robotics during Family Day on Saturday, Jan. 19 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Designed for children and adults of all ages, Family Day offers several hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy. Demonstration and activity stations located in the second and fourth buildings, teach fun
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