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  • Cincinnati Reds to visit the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    National Museum of the U.S. Air Force visitors will have the opportunity to meet members of the Cincinnati Reds organization on Jan. 30 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.            Catcher Devin Mesoraco; president of baseball operations Walt Jocketty; minor league pitcher Cody Reed; former catcher Corky Miller; chief operating officer Phil Castellini;
  • 'Back to the Future' screening to be held at Air Force Museum Theatre

    There will be a special Air Force Museum Theatre screening of fan-favorite Back to the Future on Jan. 24 at 4 p.m.   This screening of Back to the Future is part of the Air Force Museum Theatre’s Hollywood Film Series, sponsored by Cassano’s Pizza King, which features new and classic Hollywood blockbusters on the fourth Sunday of every month. Last
  • Learn about 'Robots Among Us' during free event on Jan. 16

    Commemorate the anniversary of Spirit and Opportunity -- the twin Mars rovers -- by learning about the exciting field of robotics from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.Designed for children and adults of all ages, the event offers several hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy. Aerospace demonstration
  • Air Force Museum Theatre 2016 Hollywood Film Series announced

    The Air Force Museum Foundation is excited to announce that its Hollywood Series, through the continued sponsorship of Cassano’s Pizza King, will continue in 2016! Ticket prices for these screenings will remain $5 per person and each film will play on the fourth Sunday of every month at 4 p.m. with the exception of December’s movie, Frozen.
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force to close at 1 p.m. on Dec. 24

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will close at 1 p.m. on Dec. 24 due to Executive Order 11582, which excuses federal employees from duty for the last half of the scheduled workday on Christmas Eve. The museum will remain closed on Dec. 25 (Christmas Day) and re-open on Dec. 26 at 9 a.m. In addition, the museum will also be closed on Jan. 1
  • C-141 'Hanoi Taxi' moved into new fourth building

    Restoration crews at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force moved the Lockheed C-141C Hanoi Taxi into the museum’s new fourth building on Dec. 16. The aircraft, which airlifted the first American prisoners of war out of North Vietnam in February 1973, will be displayed in the Global Reach Gallery.The 224,000 square foot fourth building, which is
  • 'Volunteer of the Quarter' recognized at museum

    88th Air Base Wing Vice Commander Col. Elena M. Oberg presented Englewood resident Larry Youngblood with the Team Wright-Patt “Volunteer of the Quarter” award for the third quarter of 2015 on Dec. 9.Youngblood began volunteering at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in June 2010 and has accumulated more than 1,700 volunteer hours. His museum
  • Museum announces sixth annual student writing competition

    Teenagers will have a unique opportunity to earn scholarship funds while learning about military aviation history through the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s sixth annual Air Force Heritage and History Writing Competition. The competition is open to public, private school or homeschooled students between the ages of 13-18, giving them a
  • Former test pilot Paul Metz to speak about the F-22 Raptor at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    Former test pilot Paul Metz will present “The First True Stealth Fighter: Evolution of the F-22 Raptor,” during a free lecture on Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Metz's talk will trace the military, geo-political and technical forces that drove the more than 30-year search for an Advanced Tactical Fighter (ATF).
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