National Aviation Hall of Fame Enshrinement 2018 will take place September 28 at the National Building Museum
The extraordinary class of aviation legends to be inducted at this stellar venue are:
Decorated Korean War veteran, fighter pilot, physicist, Apollo 7 Lunar Module Pilot and SKYLAB Chief Colonel Walter Cunningham, USMC (Ret); decorated Vietnam veteran, Former Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps, Chief of Staff, Former Deputy Administrator of NASA and Director of the National Air and Space General John R. (Jack) Dailey, USMC (Ret); 40-year veteran of NASA, test pilot and aeronautical engineer, project pilot for the X-15 and pilot astronaut for the X-20 and several other aircraft (the late) William H. (Bill) Dana; and United States Air Force Academy graduate, decorated Vietnam veteran (logging 80 missions as a Misty), Command Pilot and Parachutist, 15th Chief of Staff of the Air Force and author of the Air Force Core Values General Ronald R. Fogleman, USAF (Ret).
The National Building Museum, formerly known as the Pension Building, was built in 1887 to house the disbursement of pensions to Civil War veterans and widows and is an early example of Renaissance Revival architecture. The NMB is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1985. Its column-lined interior has held numerous presidential inaugural balls and even has the Seal of the President of the United States set in the floor.
Sponsorship information and individual seats will be available soon. Please visit www.nationalaviation.org or contact the NAHF at 937-256-0944, ext. 11 for more information.
When it comes to appropriately and publicly saluting our nation’s aviation heroes and legends, there may be no other event as signiﬁcant as the National Aviation Hall of Fame’s Enshrinement gala. Purchase your tickets Now!
We are looking for adults 18 years and older to volunteer in our Learning Center. Timing is flexible. Please call 937-256-0944 for more information.
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