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Veterans Day 2014

We hope that all our supporters of the Airborne & Special Operations Museum will enjoy our new website provided to us by Biz Tools One Web Design.  You will find the new website easier to navigate, more features, and a new and improved gift shop, ready to launch soon.  You will soon find our entire inventory online for your purchasing convenience.

For all those that are local, please join us for our annual POW/MIA Ceremony at 5:00pm today in partnership with Rolling Thunder Chapter 1 North Carolina.  The professional arena football team, Cape Fear Heroes, will be escorting veterans and spouses of veterans from Heritage Place to attend our ceremony.  The Boy Scouts of Troop 6 will be hosting a Flag Retirement ceremony at 6:30pm. 

  November Monthly Feature

First Prop Blast Mug of the 503rd Parachute Battalion

For the month of November we are featuring the First Prop Blast Mug used by the 503rd Parachute Battalion, from WWII era.

Prop Blast

The First Prop Blast for the 503rd Parachute Infantry Battalion

The first prop blast mug  was used by the 503rd Parachute Infantry Battalion.  The first prop blast ceremony was conceived by Captain William P. Yarborough and First Lieutenant William T. Ryder for the 501st Parachute Infantry Battalion in 1940 as a rite of passage for new Airborne 

Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation
100 Bragg Blvd.
Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301
(910) 643-2778
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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