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  • Historian discusses the visionary career of Hap Arnold

    National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Historian Dr. Jeff Underwood will present "Hap Arnold: Air Force Visionary" on March 27 at 7 p.m. in the museum's Carney Auditorium. The lecture will focus on the life and career of General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold, who commanded the U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II. One of the earliest military aviators,
  • Learn about stealth technology during lecture

    Lt. Col. (Ret.) Ken Dyson will present "Recollections from a Pilot of Have Blue and Tacit Blue" at 7:30 p.m. on March 14 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Lecture-goers will hear about the advances in stealth technology from one of the pilots who demonstrated that an aircraft could operate close to the battlefield without fear
  • Enjoy the U.S. Air Force Band of Flight at the museum

    Join the U.S. Air Force Band of Flight for an evening of swing-style music as they present a concert titled "It Might As Well Be Swing" on March 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the concert is open to the public. No tickets are necessary, but seating is limited to the first 1,200 people. For
  • Museum offers spring Home School Day

    The National Museum of the United States Air Force will offer educational activities for home school children, ages 3-18, during Home School Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 26.Admission to the museum and most activities is free; however, advance registration is required. Registration opens March 1, and forms and additional information are
  • Museum celebrates Women's History Month

    The contributions women have made throughout the years is apparent in all walks of life, and the Air Force is no exception. With the observation of "Women's History Month" in March, visitors to the National Museum of the United States Air Force can view exhibits that pay tribute to the accomplishments and achievements of women who served in the Air
  • 'Volunteer of the Quarter' recognized at museum

    Col. Neal B. McElhannon, 88th Air Base Wing Vice Commander, presented Beavercreek resident Robert Brandt with the Team Wright-Patt "Volunteer of the Quarter" award for the fourth quarter 2006 on Friday, Feb. 9 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Brandt began volunteering at the museum in 1995. Since that time, he has provided a
  • World War II code machines topic of museum lecture

    "Code Machines: Enigma, Sigaba and the Secret War" is the topic of National Museum of the United States Air Force Research Historian Doug Lantry's lecture at 7 p.m. on Feb. 27. During his presentation, Lantry will discuss what code machines do, how they work, how the Allies broke Enigma during WWII, how German codes benefited the Allies and Allied
  • Commemorate the Air Force's 60th anniversary while celebrating Presidents Day at the museum

    On July 26, 1947, President Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act while on board the VC-54C Sacred Cow. This act established the Air Force as an independent service, making the Sacred Cow, on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, the birthplace of the Air Force. On Feb. 19, visitors can celebrate Presidents Day while
  • Billy Mitchell's Air War the topic of Feb. 13 lecture

    Join Dr. Michael Grumelli as he discusses the career of Billy Mitchell; one of the premier air power theorists of his time, and examines the relationship among airmen and technology in early military aviation on Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. His lecture titled "Billy Mitchell's Air War: Practice, Promise and
  • Learn about Black History at the museum

    As part of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force's celebration of Black History Month in February, several exhibits in the Air Power Gallery feature contributions from prominent black personnel in Air Force history. During World War II, the U.S. military segregated African Americans into separate units. However, the U.S. Army Air Forces gave

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