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  • Teams pull fighter jet to benefit charities

    Supporting charities with time and money is a common occurrence, but how often have you heard of friends and coworkers dragging a 60,000-pound fighter jet to benefit others? This one-of-a-kind activity takes place during the Eighth Annual Combined Federal Campaign Aircraft Pull on Oct. 12, at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. The
  • FAC Association to hold reunion, public events at museum

    The Forward Air Controllers (FAC) Association will hold several public events, including a symposium, exhibit dedication and memorial dedication, as part of their reunion on Oct. 5, at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. The day begins at 9:15 a.m. in the Carney Auditorium with a symposium called, "Back to the Future of FACing".
  • Forward Air Controller memorial dedication to be held at museum

    The Forward Air Controllers (FAC) Association will hold a memorial dedication ceremony at 5 p.m. on Oct. 5, honoring aviators and support team members who lost their lives in Southeast Asia. This is a major part of the FAC Association reunion and the ceremony will be held at the museum's Memorial Park. The public is welcome. Gen. (Ret.) Ralph E.
  • Museum offers Fall Home School Day

    The National Museum of the United States Air Force will offer educational activities for home school children, ages 3 through 18, Sept. 25, from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to the museum and most Home School Day activities are free, but do require advanced registration. Beginning Aug. 28, registration will be accepted on a first come, first serve
  • Media Advisory: Media invited to cover Liaison Aircraft Fly-In

    WHAT: Media are invited to cover the first-ever Liaison Aircraft Fly-In at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. A special media availability is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. Media can view more than 30 aircraft as they arrive and land on the museum's rear field. Note: Media interested in covering any part of this event must
  • Volunteers honored for their services at the museum

    Volunteers play an important role in telling the Air Force story to over one million visitors each year. Recognizing this, the National Museum of the United States Air Force honored nearly 450 museum volunteers during its 24th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet on April 28. Bob Robke, of Kettering, Ohio, received the 2005 Director's Award for
  • C-141 'Hanoi Taxi' arrives at museum

    The first aircraft to return Vietnam prisoners of war to the United States arrived at the National Museum of the United States Air Force at 9:30 a.m. on May 6. The C-141 "Hanoi Taxi" was the first aircraft to arrive in Hanoi in February 1973 to pick up the POWs returning to the United States. The "Hanoi Taxi" was one of several aircraft involved in
  • Vietnam POW exhibit opens at museum

    Visitors will get a rare glimpse into the lives of prisoners of war through a dramatic new exhibit at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. The exhibit, titled "Return with Honor: American Prisoners of War in Southeast Asia," is located in the museum's Modern Flight Gallery and is now open to the public. Visitors enter the exhibit
  • Learn about the power of air during Family Day

    Children and their families will have the opportunity to ride a small hovercraft while learning about the power of air during Family Day on May 20 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Designed for children and adults of all ages, Family Day offers several aviation-related experiences. The day begins at 10 a.m. with a guided tour
  • Celebrate 'An Evening with Glenn Miller' at the museum

    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 concert, "An Evening with Glenn Miller," on May 20 at 6 p.m. 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
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