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100th Anniversary Logo with the 100 in large letters and the museum logo
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  • Imagine Me Cutouts

    Visitors can place their faces in these imagine me cutouts for a photo opportunity. These character boards represent unique careers within the United States Military and they are located throughout the museum buildings. Click here to return to the Enlisted Exhibit

  • Increasing the Odds

    OPERATION HIGH DRINK, along with the invention of helicopter aerial refueling, enabled US Air Force search and rescue units in Southeast Asia to recover downed Airmen in any location.Helicopters no longer had range or weight limits based on fuel. Beginning in 1967, rescue forces and tankers

  • Ink Bottle

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This is one of five items that provide a special peek into the footlocker of a World War I American soldier. 1st Lt. Carroll DeWitt McClung was a pilot with the 28th Aero Squadron, 3rd Pursuit Group. He was trained as a pilot in the Nieuport aircraft and then

  • Interview with Gen. James H. Doolittle

    The National Museum of the United Air Force features a North American B-25 displayed as it looked on the deck of the USS Hornet. The video presentation that is incorporated into that display is reproduced here in words, photos, sounds and video. The words of Gen. James H. Doolittle, the commander of

  • International Committee of the Red Cross Prisoner of War Items

    Note: These items are currently in storage.During World War I, the International Committee of the Red Cross was instrumental in establishing the welfare of captured military personnel. The Red Cross monitored compliance of the 1906 Geneva Convention and centralized information from prisoners of war

  • Independence Day Menu, First Aero Squadron

    Note: This item is currently in storage.The officers and enlisted men of the 1st Aero Squadron stationed at Texas City, Texas, celebrated the Fourth of July with a special meal. The menu also lists a roster of all the personnel assigned to the United States first operational flying squadron in

  • International Space Station Commemorative Coin

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This gold commemorative coin shows the International Space Station and space shuttle. It contains metal from the unity node flown on Mission STS-88.Donated by Mrs. Darlene Medina.Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index.

  • Integrated Maneuvering Life Support System

    Note: This item is currently in storage.The Integrated Maneuvering Life Support System was essentially a small, free-flying spacecraft. It was designed by United Aircraft's Hamilton Standard Division for use aboard the USAF's Manned Orbiting Laboratory (1963-1969). IMLSS featured propulsion and life

  • Iraqi Grenade Launcher

    Note: This item is currently in storage.A copy of the USSR RPG-7, this shoulder-fired, anti-tank grenade launcher fires an 85mm rocket-assisted grenade.Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index.

  • Inertial Guidance System for Thor IRBM

    This inertial guidance system for the Thor Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile was produced during the 1959-1962 period. It is mounted to a prototype test stand.Donated by AC Spark Plug Division of General Motors Corp.Click here to return to the Missile Gallery.