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Happy birthday, Col. Bushong!

The 390th Memorial Museum has a living legend at our museum, in person, every week. Colonel Richard Bushong was a pilot in the Army Air Forces during #WWII with the [...]

Nick Veronico’s presentation “Evolution of the B-17’s Tail Guns” is now available!

In December of 2020, Nick Veronico drove a fully-restored B-17 G tail turret from his home in California to our museum in Tucson, Arizona so we could display it on [...]

KVOA 4 Tucson: A piece of history starts a new chapter in Tucson

A great day for the 390th! On Saturday, January 9th we unveiled a new addition to our B-17 exhibit:  a fully-restored tail turret.  On loan from author Nick Veronico, the [...]

Tucson Morning Blend: “390th Memorial Museum unveils incredible new display”

KGUN 9 Tucson interviewed aviation author and turret donor, Nick Veronico; Director of Communications, Errin Mendibles and Executive Director, Alex Wright, Tuesday, January 5th about the unveiling ceremony for the [...]

Attend the turret unveiling VIRTUALLY!

The 390th has the incredible pleasure to host Nick Veronico’s fully restored B-17 tail turret and we are having a grand unveiling Saturday, January 9th at 11:30 AM.  We’d love [...]

Join our Zoom event with aviation author Nick A. Veronico!

Saturday, January 9th from 9 AM – 10 AM Arizona Time. Nicholas Veronico has allowed the 390th Memorial Museum to house his fully restored B-17G Tail Turret.   He’ll be speaking [...]

The 2020 Virtual Reunion Video is available online now!

The 390th Veterans’ Reunion has been a hallmark of the 390th Memorial Museum for years and we were not about to let that tradition die, even in the midst of [...]

October 24th Virtual Reunion Details

Hello Veterans, Members and Descendants – We’re so excited to welcome you to our first (and hopefully last) Virtual Reunion.  We know it’s not quite the same but we couldn’t [...]

Welcome Errin Mendibles, Director of Communication!

The 390th Memorial Museum Foundation’s growth continues. We are pleased to announce the hiring of Errin Mendibles to the position of Director of Communications, effective immediately. Errin is a native [...]

Anatomy of a Bomber Base – Nissen Hut

By Kate Doak-Keszler, Director of Communications Many of our visitors here in Tucson will refer to our Nissen hut as a “Quonset.” The mistake is totally understandable! Nissen and Quonset [...]

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