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With the Museum Lecture Series podcast, you can learn about Air Force history from historians, authors, active duty or retired military members, and specialists in research, development and technology.
Click on the links below to listen to individual podcasts or use the subscribe button to download all Museum Lecture Series podcasts.
Note: The expressed comments and opinions presented by guest speakers in the museum's Wings & Things Lecture Series are solely those of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force or the U.S. Air Force.
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The First True Stealth Fighter: The Evolution of the F-22 RaptorPaul Metz
The Dorian Files Revealed: The Manned Orbiting Laboratory Crew Members’ Secret Mission in Space
Karol Bobko, Albert Crews, Bob Crippen, Richard Truly and Michael Yarymovych
Col. (Ret.) Joseph Sweeney
Pushing the Envelope: Vision and Genius in the R&D Gallery
Dr. Squire L. Brown
Titan II - The Few but the Powerful
Dr. David K. Stumpf
The Hexagon KH-9 Reconnaissance Satellite
The U.S. Air Force's Mission to Help Create Afghan Air Power
Col. Robert A. Strasser and Lt. Col. Tay W. Johannes
Return and Renewal with Honor: Messages for All of Us
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) John Borling
America's SECRET MiG Squadron
Col. (Ret.) Gaillard R. Peck Jr.
Contributions USAF Special Operations Forces Have Made to the Development of Air and Space Power, 1942 to 2012
Herbert A. Mason Jr.
20 Years as an Air Force PhotojournalistMaster Sgt. Jeremy T. LockAmerica's Canine Heroes: The Story of Military Working DogsMaria GoodavageMy True CourseCapt. Dutch Van KirkThe Air Force in Space -- and on the Moon: The Flights of Apollo 9 and Apollo 15Col. (Ret.) David R. ScottThe Secret World of Space ReconnaissanceDr. Robert A. McDonald and Dr. James D. Outzen
Air Force One - Zero FailureCol. (Ret.) Mark W. TillmanThe Tuskegee Airmen: An Illustrated History, 1939-1949Dr. Daniel L. Haulman
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