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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 [...]

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 [...]

Anatomy of a Bomber Base – Buildup Begins

By Kate Doak-Keszler, Director of Communications The buildup of air fields and bases in the UK during WWII was a massive undertaking. Many airfields in the UK were built during [...]

Local Air National Guard volunteers help preserve valuable Air Force artifact

Members of the 162 Fighter Wing aircraft maintenance organization made a special visit to the 390th Memorial Museum on Monday, June 15th, 2020.  They weren’t visiting for a tour (though [...]

Newest #MuseumFromHome Offerings

This weekend we released two new #MuseumFromHome videos.  We invite you to visit our YouTube channel and watch them.  While you are at it, check out our other #MuseumFromHome videos [...]

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