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Tail Turret Unveiling Event Potential COVID-19 Exposure

The 390th Memorial Museum wishes to make patrons aware one of our staff members has tested positive for COVID-19.  This individual attended the tail turret unveiling event on Saturday, January [...]

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 [...]

The Party Will Go On!!

The 390th Memorial Museum is both thrilled and proud to continue our annual reunion tradition, albeit in a slightly different fashion… The reunion will be available to our members via [...]

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 [...]

Anatomy of Station 153 – The Control Tower

By Kate Doak-Keszler, Director of Communications Between 1941 and 1945, three million U.S. servicemen and women passed through Great Britain. 500,000 of these were Army Air Corps, with the majority [...]

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