F-105 Dedication, Vietnam Symposium
May 27 – F-105 Dedication, Hangar 79, 11 am.
As part of the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Vietnam War, Vietnam veterans will be on hand to help unveil the Museum’s newest aircraft, the F-105. Major General Patrick Brady, U.S. Army (retired), former Huey pilot and Medal of Honor recipient; and Dr. William S. Reeder, Jr., Colonel, U.S. Army (retired), former Cobra pilot and the last combat POW of the Vietnam War, will also participate in a dedication ceremony for the Museum’s newly updated Huey and Cobra helicopters. Free with Museum admission, and free to Museum members, members of the military and military families with valid ID.
May 27 – Symposium, Meet & Greet Vietnam Veterans, Hangar 79, 1 pm.
Speech by a Medal of Honor recipient, book signings and a meet and greet with Vietnam veterans. Free with Museum admission, and free to Museum members, members of the military and military families with valid ID.
To see all statewide events for the 50th Vietnam War Commemoration, click here.
May 25 – Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration Banquet, Hangar 79, 4pm.
Pacific Aviation Museum will host a Welcome Home Banquet, honoring POWs, MOH recipients, Gold Star Families and all returning Vietnam Veterans. Program highlights include remarks by Medal of Honor recipient Major General Patrick Brady, U.S. Army (retired); guest appearance by Ann-Margaret; performance by Tony Orlando with his band; Master of Ceremonies NBC Journalist David Price; star studded USO videos showcasing Hollywood celebrities and entertainers; and a special viewing of 14 Vietnam-era aircraft fronting historic Hangar 79.
*This event is sold out*
Click here for more info