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  • New Wounded Warrior Dog exhibit coming to National Museum USAF on Nov 8

    A new travelling exhibition of wooden dog sculptures featuring eight Wounded Warrior Dogs and four Canine War Dogs will be on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force from Nov. 8, 2019, through Jan. 31, 2020.The exhibit, titled “Canine Warriors – Courage and Sacrifice, Always Beside You,” was designed by Ohio master craftsman James
  • 'Night at the Air Force Museum' to bring Museum to Life Nov 1

    National Museum of the U.S. Air Force visitors will have a unique opportunity to meet military reenactors, Star Wars characters, and zoo animals; view or sit inside a cockpit; experience virtual reality; participate in kids activities; take a simulator ride; check-out a movie, and much more during “Night at the Air Force Museum” on Friday, Nov. 1
  • Free activities for Home School Stem Day set for October 7 at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    Home school students can explore the world’s largest aviation museum and learn about STEM topics during Home School STEM Day on Oct. 7 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 with many focusing on science, technology, engineering and
  • Commemorate the Air Force's 72nd Birthday with 'Plane Talks' at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    To commemorate the 72nd Birthday of the U.S. Air Force, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will host “Plane Talks” on Sept. 18 from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., offering visitors a special opportunity to interact with veterans who will be stationed at aircraft throughout the museum.Included among the veterans scheduled to be on-hand will be
  • Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble to perform free concerts, kick off tour

    The Shades of Blue jazz ensemble is set to kick off its six-show tour with two free concerts at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Sept. 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. “The Sounds of Glenn Miller and the Big Band Era” pays tribute to former U.S. Air Force Maj. Glenn Miller and the genres of jazz and swing music, which were popular during World War
  • Giant Scale RC Model Aircraft Show to take place Labor Day weekened at National Museum USAF

    Scale versions of some of history’s well-known airframes will take to the skies over Labor Day weekend during the Giant Scale Radio-Controlled (RC) Model Aircraft Air Show, Aug. 30 -Sept. 1, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.More than 100 pilots from across the country will entertain audiences as they
  • Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20 at the National Museum USAF

    On July 20, 1969, history was made during the Apollo 11 spaceflight as astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon.Fifty years later, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will commemorate this historic feat by offering visitors an “out of this world” experience including an opportunity to meet an
  • U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds to sign autographs

    Visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force can meet select members of the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, as they sign autographs from 9 a.m. -10 a.m. on June 21. Museum doors will open to the public at 8:30 a.m.The Thunderbirds showcase the pride and precision of today’s Air Force with aerial maneuvers to
  • Two C-47 aircraft to take part in 75th Anniversary D-Day events on June 6 at National Museum USAF

    Two C-47 aircraft will participate in a flyover to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day as part of the events scheduled on June 6 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. 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
  • 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

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