Published May 04, 2015
Wearing the jacket on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Capt. (later Col.) Edward C. Gleed (right), the 332nd Fighter Group’s operations officer and Lt. (later Lt. Col.) Woodrow W. Crockett (center) plan for a mission in March 1945. Note that Gleed later removed the 15th Air Force emblem from the jacket’s left sleeve. (U.S. Air Force photo)
DAYTON, Ohio -- This World War II flying jacket belonged to Tuskegee Airman Col. (Ret.) Edward C. Gleed and is on display in Tuskegee Airmen exhibit in the WWII Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Please note Springfield Street, the road that leads to the museum’s entrance, is undergoing construction through the beginning of September. Expect lane reductions and some delays. Please follow the signs and instructions provided by the road crews.
The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is located at:
1100 Spaatz Street
Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433
(near Dayton, Ohio)