Pay tribute to fallen heroes this Memorial Day Weekend with “Murph” at the Warhawk

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For many, Memorial Day means camping, BBQ’s and a long, three day weekend. But for the CrossFit community, it’s all about honoring our fallen heroes with the “Murph” Hero workout of the day (WOD). To recognize and support this unique Memorial Day tradition, the museum is teaming up with Mission43 to host “Murph” at the Warhawk on Saturday, May 25th to honor those military service members who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Posted On: May 16, 2019

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A real life superhero: the story of Soapy Walborn

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Vietnam veteran “Soapy” Walborn’s story is one of dedication, duty, courage and an unhesitating willingness to risk his own safety for others. Discover the aerial feats and courage that make him a real-life superhero.

Posted On: April 26, 2019

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Flygirls: Kay Chaffey and the first women in the Air Force to take flight

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While women weren’t technically part of the Air Force until 1947, discover how Kay Gott Chaffey and the WASPs were truly the first women in the Air Force to take flight.

Posted On: March 8, 2019

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Warhawk captures stories of military romance with letters, photos and keepsakes.

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At the Warhawk Air Museum, we feature personal stories, including the wartime effect on romance. These stories, told with photos, hand-written letters, telegrams, and keepsake items, strike an emotional chord of love, lasting bonds, and sometimes loss. The stories displayed are each unique and include hastened engagements, great heartache and longing due to wartime separation, babies born while Dad is overseas, and lasting love against the many odds.

Posted On: February 22, 2019

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Volunteers impact the Warhawk Air Museum at exceptional levels

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“The Heart of the Museum”—that’s how Warhawk Air Museum Co-Founder Sue Paul describes the Museum’s volunteers. She adds that they are a “…large family of people who promote and truly believe in the mission of the Museum.” For many, they sign on to volunteer and end up on a journey full of unexpected experiences, often transformed in the process, developing a real passion for their project and role.

Posted On: January 31, 2019

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A Visual History of Aircraft Nose Art

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Since World War II, pilots have decked out the noses of their aircraft in creative ways, allowing people to connect not only with the machine, but the operators as well. This history of aircraft nose art has developed in fascinating ways from the 1940s to present day.

Posted On: October 4, 2018

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