The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force was recently selected by the U.S. Air Force History and Museums Program as the recipient of the 2014 Air Force Heritage Award for an exhibit titled “Whispering Death: The F-111A in Southeast Asia.” The award recognizes outstanding achievements by Air Force History and Museums personnel that foster a better understanding and appreciation of the Air Force, its history and accomplishments.Visit http://www.nationalmuseum.af.
D-Day: Normandy 1944-3D now playing
The Air Force Museum Theatre and 3D Entertainment Distribution invite audiences to step back in time with the new documentary film D-Day: Normandy 1944-3D, which opened at the Air Force Museum Theatre on May 24, just in time for the upcoming 70th anniversary of D-Day. Narrated by renowned journalist and author Tom Brokaw, D-Day: Normandy 1944-3D conveys this monumental event to the world’s largest screens for the first time. Blending multiple cinematographic formats, including animation, CGI and stunning live-action images, D-Day: Normandy 1944-3D brings new perspective to the landing that changed the course of history. D-Day: Normandy 1944-3D will be shown three times a day, at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. For more information visit http://www.DDay-Normandy1944.com.
The National Museum of the U. S. Air Force is located on Springfield Street, six miles northeast of downtown Dayton. It is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day). Admission and parking are free. For more information about the museum, visit www.nationalmuseum.af.mil.