Friday, May 14, 2010

Armed Forces Day events at Strategic Air and Space Museum

On Saturday, May 15, a special Armed Forces Day will be featured at the Strategic Air and Space Museum (SASM). The Armed Forces Day program will feature 20 minute talks throughout the day on several military topics.

Veterans will discuss their experiences as prisoners of war, serving in a bomber, surviving Pearl Harbor, serving in the Korean War and much more.

There will be free admission for retired and active duty members.

SASM says: "Join us in this day-long celebration of our nation’s military. We will have representatives from each of the five branches of service. There will be speakers throughout the day, in addition to the other activities indoors and outdoors, including military canine demonstrations.

"Speakers include: George Jarrett – Korea; Ev Webster – B-24 Pilot; Don Chase – B-52 Pilot, Vietnam; Ken Hurt – Team Chief of the Looking Glass; Bill Moses – B-36 & B-25 Pilot; Jim Beveridge – Searchlight Company, Normandy; Rob Hoover – RB-47; Charlie Daubs and Harlon Hain – SR-71; and more with opportunities to tour the aircraft."

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