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  • Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Congressional Gold Medal Presentation Ceremonies to be streamed LIVE

    Viewers from around the world will be able to see two historic events as they unfold when the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders receive the highest civilian honor the United States Congress can bestow, and then present it for permanent public display.On April 15 at 3 p.m., leaders of the U.S. House and Senate will gather at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center's
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force fire alarm system to undergo improvements

    Preliminary work has begun to replace the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force's fire alarm system.CAM Management and Services, based in Dayton, Ohio, was awarded the $1,598,704 contract by Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in September. The company will install a complete system that includes new fire alarms, voice evacuation and mass notification
  • First black commander of a space shuttle mission to participate in Space Fest

    Former NASA astronaut and retired Air Force Colonel Frederick D. Gregory, who was the first African American to command a space shuttle mission, will participate in Space Fest activities on May 15-16 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.Gregory was selected as an astronaut in January 1978 and flew on three shuttle missions. He piloted the
  • Free tickets available April 8 for spring concert

    ATTENTION: We have distributed all available tickets for the spring concert. Please visit www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/news&events/concerts.asp to see a list of more upcoming concerts.The U.S. Air Force Band of Flight "Plays Las Vegas" at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 8 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. The performance will include a special
  • Celebrate spring with kites during free Family Day

    Welcome spring with kite stories, kite building and kite flying during Family Day from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on April 11 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.Demonstration stations throughout the day will teach visitors about the types of kites and the properties of air and flying."Storytime" begins at 11:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. in the Early Years
  • Student artwork to be exhibited at museum

    More than 115 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 32nd Annual Student Aviation Art Competition and Exhibition. The exhibit will be open from March 29 through April 26.Student artists from both private and public schools in Clark,
  • Legendary Aviator Robert "Bob" Hoover to speak at the Air Force Museum Theatre

    The Air Force Museum Theatre is proud to announce the Living History Film Series' first 2015 event will be Thursday, April 9 at 6:15 p.m. Flying the Feathered Edge: The Bob Hoover Project with Robert "Bob" Hoover himself as our Distinguished Guest Speaker.Legendary Aviator Robert A. "Bob" Hoover will bring history to life. Considered "The Guru," An
  • Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Congressional Gold Medal Presentation Ceremony

    Seventy-three years ago, 80 men achieved the unimaginable when they took off from an aircraft carrier on a top secret mission to bomb Japan. These men, led by Lt. Col. James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle, came to be known as the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders.In recognition of their outstanding heroism, valor, skill, and service to the United States military
  • 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 2015 is now open. The 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 are
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