The U.S. Military’s First Combat Helicopter and the Start of a Revolution

Posted On: July 10, 2024

Inspired by the Wright brother’s first flight at age 14, Igor Sikorsky developed his first helicopter prototype at age 20, forever changing the aviation industry.

Profiles in Courage: James “Jim” Ihli

Posted On: May 24, 2024

Flying as a medevac helicopter pilot in the Vietnam War, Jim Ihli endured heartache, danger and heroic rescues in service of their mission: “Dedicated Unhesitating Service to Our Fighting Forces.”

Profiles in Courage: Cloyd Braton Sersain Jr.

Posted On: February 22, 2024

Enlisting in the Army in 1941, Braton was stationed at Fort Mills, Phillipines. Captured in May 1942, he suffered greatly as a POW laborer in Japan, eventually losing all of his toes from disease.

Profiles in Courage: Theodore Zimmerman

Posted On: January 25, 2024

Drafted into the army in 1943, Ted Zimmerman served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam, retiring from an illustrious career in 1971 as a colonel.

Work-Life Balance: Carson Spear

Posted On: December 13, 2023

Listen to Warhawk Air Museum’s Executive Director, Carson Spear, discuss how he’s learned the value of a healthy work-life balance.

What was Christmas Like for American G.I.’s During the Vietnam War?

Posted On: December 1, 2023

Get a glimpse into some of our veteran’s memories of Christmas in wartime Vietnam.