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Welcome to Alex Wright, the Museum’s new Executive Director

Please join us in welcoming our new Executive Director, Alex Wright, pictured on the right introducing a fellow former fighter pilot into the museum. A Louisiana native, Alex is a [...]

Rail System as a Target during Battle of the Bulge

This article is part of our series on the Battle of the Bulge Of the 19 bombing missions the 390th Bomb Group flew in support of the Battle of the [...]

Nazi Germany’s quest for oil and the Battle of the Bulge

This article is part of our series on the Battle of the Bulge For Germany in WWII, oil was a precious commodity.  Germany had very few domestic oilfields, and relied [...]

A “Maximum Effort” Christmas Eve: The 8th Air Force joins the Battle of the Bulge

The Battle of the Bulge was the last major German offensive campaign on the Western Front.  The plan was a Blitzkrieg attack to split the Allied forces, dividing the U.S. and [...]

Become a Museum Ambassador!

GivingTuesday was founded as a simple idea: to bring people together for a day of giving back. It has since spread like a wave across the world, with over 160 [...]

Keep Calm & Merry On: A WWII Holiday Celebration

KEEP CALM & MERRY ON with the 390th Memorial Museum! We invite you to come celebrate with us and embrace the DIY spirit that defined the holidays during WWII. We [...]

The Museum is Closed for the Annual 390th Bomb Group Reunion

The Museum is closed for the 390th Bomb Group Reunion. We are closed all day Friday, October 4th. We will be open on Saturday, but close at 3 pm. Normal [...]

En Memoria: an interactive community exhibit

October is here, and the 390th Memorial Museum is starting the holiday season with a very special program.  En Memoria is an interactive community exhibit, honoring the veterans of the [...]

#AskACurator- your questions, answered!

Thanks to those who submitted questions to the 390th Memorial Museum for #AskACurator Day!  Mariel Watt, our outgoing Curator and Archivist, and Kate Doak-Keszler, our Director of Communications, wrote up [...]

390th Memorial Museum Foundation Announces Data Manager

The 390th Memorial Museum Foundation is pleased to announce that the position of Data Manager is filled! Please join us in welcoming Lori McCoy Forsythe.  A Tucson native, Lori is a [...]

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