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    10:00 am National Airborne Day @ Airborne & Special Operations Museum
    National Airborne Day @ Airborne & Special Operations Museum
    Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    National Airborne Day @ Airborne & Special Operations Museum | Fayetteville | North Carolina | United States
    2015 National Airborne day will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Airborne.  This event, hosted by the XVIII Airborne Corps Commander and the Mayor of the City of Fayetteville, will have military static displays and[...]
  •   Field of Honor to come down Saturday

    The 2015 Field of Honor will come down Saturday, 27 June.  Purchased flags may be...
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    4th of July Hours

    From 10am-5pm on the 4th of the July, the ASOM will be open to the public.
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    Korean War Remembrance

    The ceremony will be Saturday, 27 June, in the Yarborough-Bank Theater at 10am. ...
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    June 2015

    Summer is here, and along with it are the annual events at the ASOM.  Currently, the “Field of Honor” is waving in the parade field, and flags may be purchased until the 27th of June when the field comes down.  In celebration of our nation’s independence, a set of flags in the shape of a star will remain on the field until July 7th.  


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      June 2015 Artifact of the Month

    D-Day Parachute

    Parachute 20 This piece of camouflage silk comes from the parachute used by SGT John Hinchliff  on June 6, 1944 (D-Day) when he jumped into Normandy, France.  SGT Hinchliff was serving with the 507th PIR in the 82nd Airborne Division when he used this parachute.  SGT Hinchliff was still with the 507th when it was moved to the 17th Airborne Division,
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    Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation
    100 Bragg Blvd.
    Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301
    (910) 643-2778
    info@asomf.org
    Museum Hours
    Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm
    Sunday 12pm-5pm
    Closed Mondays and Federal Holidays
    Open Memorial Day, 4th of July and Veteran’s Day

    The Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation supports the museum with marketing, advertising and financial support for its programs and exhibits. Opening the doors on August 16th, 2000, the 60th anniversary of the original United States Army’s Test Platoon’s first parachute jump, the museum offers free admission, a main exhibit gallery, temporary gallery, four-story tall theater, video theater and a motion simulator ride. It is located in Historic Downtown Fayetteville on the corner of Bragg Boulevard and Hay Street, adjacent to the city’s Freedom Memorial Park and the recently built North Carolina Veteran’s Park. The main gallery is designed as a self-guiding tour, in chronological order, through the history of the airborne and special operations soldiers, from 1940 to the present. The temporary gallery changes throughout the year and displays a myriad of exhibits pertaining to the United States Army, airborne and special operation units through their history and conflicts from World War II to the present. For a nominal fee visitors can ride the 24 seat motion simulator. Find our privacy policy here.

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