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U.S. Air Force Museum offers events in honor of Veterans Day

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  • By Lisa M. Riley

DAYTON, Ohio – The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will provide two unique opportunities for visitors to honor our nation’s veterans with a performance of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team on Thursday, Nov. 9 and Veterans Day Plane Talks on Nov. 11.

Both of these events are free and open to the public.

The AF Honor Guard Drill Team will perform in the museum’s Presidential Gallery on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 3 p.m. Following their spectacular 25-minute precision performance, museum visitors will have the opportunity to meet the team from 3:30 – 4 p.m.

Plane Talks will take place throughout the museum on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. offering visitors the opportunity to interact with subject matter experts as they speak about their unique experiences. Plane Talks occurs a few times a year, bringing to life the development and service history of the aircraft and exhibits on display at the museum.

In 2023, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force celebrates its 100th Anniversary.  Since 1923 the museum has grown from a small engineering study collection to the world's largest military aviation museum and is a world-renowned center for air and space power technology and culture preservation. Join us throughout 2023 as we celebrate our storied history with special events and exhibits for visitors of all ages. Visit our website for more information at

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, is the world’s largest military aviation museum. With free admission and parking, the museum features more than 350 aerospace vehicles and missiles and thousands of artifacts amid more than 19 acres of indoor exhibit space. Each year thousands of visitors from around the world come to the museum. For more information, visit           


NOTE TO PUBLIC: For more information, contact the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at (937) 255-3286.