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Public Affairs Division, 1100 Spaatz St., Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio 45433-7102

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Dec. 5, 2007

The 2008 calendar from the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is now available. This upcoming year the museum celebrates its 85th anniversary, and events will include unique air shows, stimulating lectures and enjoyable concerts by the U.S. Air Force Band of Flight.

One event to note is the Vintage Liaison Aircraft Gathering on Sept. 27-28. The fall weekend will feature fly-bys of liaison aircraft, which were used by all branches of the U.S. military from the late 1930s until the early 1970s. Military vehicles, vendors and radio-controlled aircraft will also be showcased during this distinctive gathering of heritage aircraft.

The upcoming yearís lecture series will also feature an exciting array of topics ó from World War I to todayís conflict in the Middle East. One particular interesting topic will be on March 19 when TSgt. Israel Del Toro presents ìThe Day I Went Boom! A Tale of Combat, Suffering and Survival in the Middle East.î During his lecture, Del Toro will share his inspiring story of survival after his Humvee rolled over a roadside bomb, causing wounds that have forever changed his face, hands and Air Force career.

A complete listing of 2008 events is attached or available at For the most up-to-date information on events at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, please visit

If you would like further information for calendar listings, articles or broadcasts, please contact the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Public Affairs Division by emailing or calling (937) 255-4704.

Updated: July 18, 2011 — 3:26 PM
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