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  • Winners announced for museum's national writing competition award

    Austin Doub, Morgan Karr and Faith Murrell were announced as the first, second and third place winners, respectively, of the Air Force Heritage and History Writing Competition, sponsored by the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton, Ohio.This was the sixth year for the competition, which was open to public, private school or homeschool
  • Summer Behind the Scenes Tour registration now open

    Get a first-hand look at the aircraft restoration process during the Behind the Scenes Tours at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Registration for tours through August 2016 is now open. These free tours take place every Friday from 12:15-3 p.m. Space is limited, so advance registration is required. During the tours, members of the public
  • Volunteers honored for service at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Volunteer Program celebrated its 34th anniversary by honoring more than 500 volunteers during a Volunteer Appreciation Banquet on April 15. The event is held during Volunteer Appreciation Week. Virginia Miller of Centerville, Ohio, received the 2015 Director’s Award for Volunteer of the Year for her
  • 'The Martian' screening to be held at Air Force Museum Theatre

    There will be a special Air Force Museum Theatre screening of the 2015 blockbuster, The Martian on April 24 at 4 p.m. on the grounds of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. The Martian, directed by Ridley Scott (Alien, Gladiator and Black Hawk Down), features Academy Award winner Matt Damon as an astronaut stranded on Mars. This screening of
  • Sacred Cow, SAM 26000 moved into new fourth building

    Restoration crews at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force moved two presidential aircraft into the museum’s new fourth building on April 9. The VC-54C Sacred Cow, which was first used by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the VC-137C Air Force One (SAM 26000), which was used by eight presidents – Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter,
  • Free event on April 23 highlights 'Kite Tales'

    Welcome spring with kite stories, kite building and kite flying during the “Kite Tales” event from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on April 23 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Visitors can observe the incredible sport of indoor kite flying by watching members of local kite clubs fly their kites indoors with no wind! This activity takes place in the
  • VC-137C Air Force One (SAM 26000) and VC-54C Sacred Cow to move into new fourth building on April 9

    Restoration crews at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force plan to move the VC-137C Air Force One (SAM 26000), which was used by eight presidents - Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, George H.W. Bush and Clinton, to the museum’s new fourth building on April 9. The VC-54C Sacred Cow, which was first used by President Franklin D.
  • Student artwork to be exhibited at museum

    More than 130 pieces of art created by local students from schools across the Miami Valley will be on display at the National Museum of the U.S Air Force during the 33rd Annual Student Aviation Art Competition and Exhibition. The exhibit will be open from April 2 through May 1. Student artists from both private and public schools in Clark, Greene,
  • 'Dick Cole - One Hundred Years A Hero' premiers April 22 at Air Force Museum Theatre

    “One Hundred Years A Hero,” a new biopic documenting the extraordinary life and career of Lt. Col. Richard E. Cole, USAF (Ret.), will premiere Friday, April 22 at 5 p.m. in the Air Force Museum Theatre in Dayton, Ohio. As part of the Living History Film Series, a panel discussion will follow the screening. Still going strong at 100 years of age,
  • 'Independence Day' Screening to be held at Air Force Museum Theatre

    There will be a special Air Force Museum Theatre screening of the classic family film Independence Day on March 27 at 4 p.m. on the grounds of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. This screening has been timed to give movie fans a chance to see the original film before the sequel, Independence Day: Resurgence, hits this summer. This screening
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