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  • Patriotic sentiments run high at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    For visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, it's easy to get a feeling of patriotism. Sixty years of U.S. Air Force history is unfolded in several hangar-shaped galleries. More history of the Air Force's predecessor organizations, such as the Army Air Corps and Army Air Forces, are found in two other galleries. All help to convey the
  • 'Volunteer of the Quarter' recognized at museum

    88th Air Base Wing Vice Commander Col. Neal B. McElhannon presented Tipp City resident Christian Cross with the Team Wright-Patt "Volunteer of the Quarter" award for the first quarter of 2007 on May 29 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Cross began volunteering at the museum in 1998. He currently serves as a monitor in the Early
  • Free screening of 'BRATS: Our Journey Home' at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    A new documentary about growing up in the military will be shown at the National Museum of the United States Air Force on June 15. The free screening of "BRATS: Our Journey Home" begins at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the U.S. Air Force Band of Flight performs at 7 p.m. A question and answer session with writer/director Donna Musil
  • Spend Memorial Day at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    "We are the keepers of their stories." The National Museum of the United States Air Force's motto stands as a tribute to Air Force men and women who served their country, some of whom gave their lives. Visitors to the museum can honor those who have died during military service this Memorial Day, May 28. Memorial Park, located adjacent to the
  • Professor speaks on Arabs and the Middle East at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    Dr. David S. Sorenson, an expert on national security, will speak about "Arabs and the Middle East" on May 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Sorenson is a professor of national security studies at the Air War College. He received his Ph.D. from the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver and
  • Historian discusses strategic missile operations during the Cold War at museum

    National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Research Historian Doug Lantry will present "U.S. Air Force Strategic Missile Operations in the Cold War" on May 22 at 7 p.m. in the museum's Carney Auditorium. The lecture will focus on the origins, operations and effects of strategic missiles used during the Cold War, including why the Air Force embarked on
  • USAF Band of Flight presents Glenn Miller Tribute at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    The U.S. Air Force Band of Flight's Night Flight Jazz Ensemble will celebrate the music of Maj. Alton Glenn Miller during a special outdoor concert at 6 p.m. on May 19 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. The performance will take place outside the museum's Modern Flight Gallery, and visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or
  • Museum adds the world's first stealthy air dominance fighter to collection

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force announced the addition of the world's first stealthy air dominance fighter to its collection today. The F-22A Raptor combines stealth, maneuverability, and the ability to fly long distances at supersonic speeds into an aircraft capable of performing both air superiority and air-to-ground missions. The
  • Prime Readiness In Base Services exhibit opens

    The National Museum of the United States Air Force recently opened a new exhibit highlighting Air Force Services contributions to current military operations. The exhibit, "Prime Readiness In Base Services (RIBS)," is located in the museum's Cold War Gallery and also features an example of the TEMPER Tent and a Kawasaki Model 250 KL motorcycle. The
  • Volunteers honored for service at museum

    The National Museum of the United States Air Force Volunteer Program celebrated its 25th anniversary by honoring more than 450 volunteers during a Volunteer Appreciation Banquet on April 20. Bob Rehmert, of Kettering, Ohio, received the 2006 Director's Award for Volunteer of the Year for his dedication and excellence in serving the museum and the
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