New Gate at AMC Museum

New Gate at the AMC Museum

If you drive Route 9, you’ll have noticed the museum’s new gate being built. On April 7th, the new gate was officially opened at a dedication ceremony. The gate’s brick wall and metal gate construction is not only more attractive but is also more secure. On a pedestal overlooking Route 9 is a Cessna T-37 Tweet, the USAF’s primary pilot training aircraft for over 52 years. ( Continue Reading… )

Museum shares story of service

Museum volunteer shares story of service

It was January 1945, the Battle of the Bulge was coming to an end and 21 year old Lt. Donald Clark found himself piloting a C-47A Skytrain over the Western Front. Its cargo bay, loaded with gasoline and ammunition, was on its way to Lt. Gen. George Patton’s 3rd U.S. Army and its tanks, as they began their push into Germany.

Flash-forward 70 years; you will not find Clark, who is now 91 years old, flying C-47s. You will, however, find him most Wednesdays at the Air Mobility Command Museum educating and sharing his stories with younger generations.

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KC-10 Refueling over Afghanistan

Aircrew from the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing performed aerial refueling with the KC-10 Extender an advanced aerial tanker and cargo aircraft in support of combat operations over Afghanistan on April 2, 2014 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Receivers included one KC-10 Extender, two F-16 Fighting Falcons, and two A-10 Thunderbolts. ( Continue Reading… )