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Update: Is your name on the bench?

Here’s an update on the Air Mobility Command Museum Foundation 2016 Winter “Bench Program.” Thanks to your interest and comments, we have an exciting new phase of last winter’s highly successful fundraising program. As a result of the huge response from so many Veterans, Museum members and supporters, we now plan to run this program…

Is Your Name on the Bench?

Aircraft Bench Fundraiser

The AMC Museum Foundation is starting a unique fundraising campaign. For a $100 donation to the AMC Museum Foundation “Bench Program” you can get your name on a plaque on the bench of your choice. We’ll also recognize you in the museum’s quarterly newsletter, Hangar Digest, and on our website. They’ll be placed on the…

Jumping into History

“Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you.” These remarks made by Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied…

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…

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…

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…