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'Volunteer of the Quarter' recognized at museum

88th Air Base Wing Vice Commander Col. Elena M. Oberg (right) presented Englewood resident Larry Youngblood with the Team Wright-Patt “Volunteer of the Quarter” award for the third quarter of 2015 on Dec. 9, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo)

88th Air Base Wing Vice Commander Col. Elena M. Oberg (right) presented Englewood resident Larry Youngblood with the Team Wright-Patt “Volunteer of the Quarter” award for the third quarter of 2015 on Dec. 9, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo)

88th Air Base Wing Vice Commander Col. Elena M. Oberg (right) presented Englewood resident Larry Youngblood with the Team Wright-Patt “Volunteer of the Quarter” award for the third quarter of 2015 on Dec. 9, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo)

88th Air Base Wing Vice Commander Col. Elena M. Oberg (right) presented Englewood resident Larry Youngblood with the Team Wright-Patt “Volunteer of the Quarter” award for the third quarter of 2015 on Dec. 9, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio -- 88th Air Base Wing Vice Commander Col. Elena M. Oberg presented Englewood resident Larry Youngblood with the Team Wright-Patt “Volunteer of the Quarter” award for the third quarter of 2015 on Dec. 9.

Youngblood began volunteering at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in June 2010 and has accumulated more than 1,700 volunteer hours. His museum service started after his retirement from the Miami Valley Career Technical Center, where he was a welding instructor for 33 years. Over the past five years, he has worked on several museum restoration projects, including the A-1H and MiG-21 aircraft and the M151 Forward Air Control Jeep.

More than 500 people volunteer at the museum in nearly every division and activity. For more information about volunteering, please visit www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Volunteer.aspx.

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 360 aerospace vehicles and missiles and thousands of artifacts amid more than 19 acres of indoor exhibit space. Each year about one million visitors from around the world come to the museum. For more information, visit www.nationalmuseum.af.mil.


NOTE TO PUBLIC: For more information, please contact the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at (937) 255-3495.

NOTE TO MEDIA: For more information, please contact Sarah Swan at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Public Affairs Division at (937) 255-1283.

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