A real life superhero: the story of Soapy Walborn

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: April 26, 2019

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.

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

Fifinella patch on leather aviation jacket

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: March 8, 2019

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.

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Volunteers impact the Warhawk Air Museum at exceptional levels

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: January 31, 2019

“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.

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