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  • 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,
  • Iraqi Air Force is topic of July 25 presentation at museum

    Lt. Col. Charles Westgate, deputy director of the 303rd Aeronautical Systems Group, will present "Creating the New Iraqi Air Force" at 7 p.m. on July 25 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Lt. Col. Westgate's presentation is based on his experiences during the creation of the Iraqi Air Force while deployed to Baghdad as an
  • Park and ride to the Dayton Air Show from the museum

    Those want to take an easy route to the Vectren Dayton Air Show may park and ride from the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. An RTA shuttle bus will run on July 29 and 30 from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. The busses will run to and from the museum and drop off riders at the air show ticket booth. Shuttles will depart from both locations approximately
  • Museum celebrates women during '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
  • Famous pilot's widow visits Memphis Belle at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    "I wanted to jump up, kick my heels and say, 'Yeah!'" said Linda Morgan, the widow of Memphis Belle pilot Col. Robert (Bob) Morgan. Last Friday was the first time she had seen the plane since its relocation from Memphis, Tenn. It was her late husband's wish to have the aircraft moved to the National Museum of the United States Air Force. "Before he
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