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  • Nine Doolittle Raiders scheduled to participate in reunion

    The Doolittle Raiders, a group that helped restore American morale during World War II, are scheduled to celebrate their 64th annual reunion at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force from April 17-21. Nine of the surviving 16 Raiders are scheduled to attend the reunion, which will include several public events such as a dinner and lecture,
  • Volunteer of the Quarter recognized

    Col. Andrew K. Weaver, 88th Air Base Wing Commander, presented Centerville resident Kevin Steinke with the Team Wright-Patt "Volunteer of the Quarter" award for the fourth quarter on March 2 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Steinke was chosen for this award because he developed a new volunteer position at the museum. Due to
  • Retired colonel to discuss World War II Operation Lusty

    Wolfgang Samuel, a German immigrant and retired Air Force colonel, presents "American Raiders: The Race to Capture the Luftwaffe's Secrets" at 7:30 p.m., March 21, at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. During his presentation, Col. Samuel uses official Air Force records and survivors' interviews to tell the story of the disarmament
  • Museum team of students wins national competition

    The MarStars team of sixth to eighth graders from the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is one of 21 winning "Stellar" teams in Lockheed Martin Corporation's 2006 Space Day national Design Challenges competition. The team won "Best Overall" in their category. Led by museum educator Cindy Henry, the team's winning entry was called the SMART
  • Build and fly kites during Family Day

    Children and their families will have the opportunity to build and fly paper kites and sled kites during Family Day on March 18 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 featuring a
  • NASCAR driver Ken Schrader's show car races to museum

    Linking the worlds of auto racing and Air Force aerodynamics, a NASCAR show car bearing the Air Force logo and embodying a partnership between the service and Wood Brothers Racing will be on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force from June 28 through July 1. The car, which will be on display outside of the museum, is representative of
  • 'Volunteer of the Quarter' recognized at the museum

    88th Air Base Wing Vice Commander Col. Steve Werner presented Huber Heights resident Walt Hoy with the Team Wright-Patt "Volunteer of the Quarter" award for the 1st quarter on Thursday, June 22, at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Hoy generously shares his talent, skills and time at the museum, according to Aerospace Educator
  • Make and launch paper rockets during Family Day at the museum

    The National Museum of the United States Air Force will offer several activities, including an opportunity to make and launch Saturn V rockets, during Family Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 15. Designed for children and adults of all ages, Family Day offers several hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy. This month's Aerospace Adventure
  • U.S. Air Force Band of Flight to perform at museum

    Join the U.S. Air Force Band of Flight for an evening of music as it performs at 7:30 p.m., March 11, at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. The spring concert takes place in the museum's Modern Flight Gallery and is open to the public. Performances feature a variety of movie theme songs, from Sousa to "Star Wars." This concert will
  • Doolittle Raiders celebrate 64th reunion at museum

    The Doolittle Raiders, a group that helped restore American morale during World War II, is celebrating their 64th annual reunion at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force from April 17-21. Several public events will be held on April 18-19, including a dinner and lecture, memorial service, exhibit dedication and autograph sessions. On April 18,
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