2022 Legacy Ball

You are cordially invited to the biggest event of the year- the 2022 Legacy Ball hosted by the Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation to celebrate the history of the Airborne and Special Operations Soldiers!   Catered by Elliott’s on Linden, this event will also feature a cocktail hour, entertainment, a live band and more! …

Horse Soldier Bourbon Whiskey & War Story

THIS EVENT IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING TICKET PURCHASES The Green Berets of ODA-595 were the first U.S. Army Special Forces unit to enter Afghanistan following the infamous 9/11 attacks.  On June 15, hear their story and enjoy a Horse Soldier® Bourbon tasting and specialty cocktails. Admission to this special event includes a presentation by ODA-595 …

Courage and Compassion: The Legacy of the Bielski Brothers

The U.S. Army Airborne & Special Operations Museum is pleased to present Courage and Compassion: The Legacy of the Bielski Brothers. This original, award-winning exhibition showcases the heroic efforts of three brothers who helped save more than 1,200 people while living in the forest during World War II. Operating in Western Belorussia (Belarus) between 1942 …

Operation HALYARD

Running concurrently with The Bielski Brothers exhibit, this unique exhibition highlights the heroic mission to rescue downed U.S. airmen from Nazi occupied Serbia during the waning months of World War II. Operation HALYARD was the largest and most successful rescue mission of American aircrews in our nation's history. Learn how between August through December 1944, …

2022 Field of Honor

The 2022 Field of Honor is brought to you by the Airborne and Special Operations Museum Foundation and the Cool Spring Downtown District. Each flag comes with its own story and displays a tag identifying both the person who sponsored the flag and the flag honoree. This living display of heroism flies as a patriotic …

Distinguished Speaker Series with COL Quincy Collins

In honor of National POW MIA Recognition Day, the ASOM will host USAF COL (Ret) Quincy Collins who was held as a Prisoner of War for 7 ½ years by the North Vietnamese. COL Collins will discuss his POW experience as documented in his memoir, “Out of the Blue”. Join us for this Distinguished Speaker …

“Mother of Normandy” Movie Screening & Book Signing

In celebration of All American Week, join us at the ASOM's Yarborough Bank Theater on  September 29, at 3:00 PM for a screening of the  film, "Mother of Normandy", a documentary about a woman who bridged an ocean between her beloved corner of France and the families who lost loved ones in the battle for the liberation …

Distinguished Speaker Series with Robert Bielsky

Join us at the ASOM on October 13th for a lecture with Robert Bielsky and exhibit curator Erin Blankenship of the Florida Holocaust Museum. Robert Bielsky Bielsky is the son of the legendary partisan commander, Tuvia Bielski portrayed by Daniel Craig in the Paramount Vantage film “Defiance”. He lectures throughout the world about the exploits …

Mogadishu Mile 5K

Due to inclement weather resulting from #HurricaneIan, the Mogadishu Mile 5K will be postponed until October 22, 2022. We will reopen registration for a few weeks; however, there are only 300 shirts available: https://bit.ly/MOGMILE Join the U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum as we honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the Battle …

Last of the 357th Infantry – A Special Evening With WWII Veteran Harold Frank

On November 10, 2022, the U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum will show the documentary, "The Last of the 357th Infantry", and host author Mark Hager to discuss his book, "The Last of the 357th Infantry: Harold Frank's WWII Story of Faith and Courage." Harold Frank is the special guest of this event.  This …

Distinguished Speaker Series with Operation HALYARD

Join us at the ASOM on November 15th for a discussion with John Cappello, President of the Halyard Mission Foundation, to discuss the greatest rescue mission of WWII. Opening remarks will be made by H.E. Mr. Marko Djuric Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to the United States of America. There will be a meet …