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  • Fire Suppression Kit

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This 1,000-pound kit was developed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, to provide quick aid in fighting aircraft crash fires. The tank contained 83 gallons of water and foam, but when this mixture reached the air at the nozzle, it expanded to more than

  • Field Organ

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This organ was used by chaplains traveling to forward locations to minister to the troops during World War II. Before coming to the National Museum of the United States Air Force, it belonged to the 116th Air Control Wing Chaplain's Office at Warner-Robins Air

  • Fairchild Republic T-46A

    Note: This aircraft is currently in storage. The T-46 was a light jet trainer aircraft of the 1980s. It was the winner of the U.S. Air Force's competition to build a trainer to replace the Cessna T-37 and featured a side by side configuration, a twin tail, ejection seats, pressurization and two

  • First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy's Air Force One Blanket

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This is a light blue blanket with a dark blue Presidential Seal featured in the center.This blanket was used by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy while flying aboard Air Force One. It was safeguarded by the pilot, James B. Swindal, on Nov. 22, 1963, the day of

  • French Altimeter Indicator

    Note: This item is currently in storage. The donor of this French altimeter indicator was assigned to the French 111th Squadron as an observer. He had at least two victories and was awarded the Croix de Guerre in August 1918 and Fourragere in September 1918. Donated by Mr. Sol Wise.Click here to

  • Fighter Groups and Wings

    1st Fighter Group1st Fighter Wing - Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 31st Tactical Fighter Wing - Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 32nd Fighter Squadron - American Beagle Squadron4th Fighter Group4th Fighter Squadron5th Fighter Group 5th Fighter Squadron8th Fighter Group 8th Tactical Fighter Wing - Wolf FAC10th

  • Former Prisoners of War

    American Ex-Prisoners of WarFormer POWs of RomaniaSoutheast Asia Prisoners of War/Missing in ActionStalag Luft III - Former Prisoners of WarClick here to return to Memorial Park.

  • Ferrying Groups

    2nd Ferrying Group4th Ferrying Group1708th Ferrying WingClick here to return to Memorial Park.

  • From the Sky Overview

    Air Force air operations played a vital role in the initial stages of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, and continue to do so in ongoing operations. USAF aircrews are constantly overhead, precisely striking enemy targets on the ground, providing flexible and substantial airlift, and

  • Fighting the Taliban and Al Qaeda: TSgt. Kevin Whalen

    On July 19, 2003, Tech. Sgt. Kevin Whalen, a Terminal Attack Controller from the 116th Air Support Operations Squadron, Washington National Guard, was supporting an Afghan Military Forces and U.S. Special Forces combat patrol in the Gayan Valley, Afghanistan. The patrol was hit in a well-coordinated