9/11 Remembrance, Twenty Years Later with David Zucchino

Join us at the ASOM for the upcoming Distinguished Speaker Series event with The New York Times contributing writer and two-time Pulitzer Prize award recipient, David Zucchino, who will talk about the past 20 years of Afghanistan coverage. This Distinguished Speaker Series event with David Zucchino will be held on September 9th at 6:00 PM and …

9/11 Remembrance Ceremony & 2021 Field of Honor Opening

The ASOM invites you to attend a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony and the official opening of the 2021 Field of Honor on September 11, 2021 at 8:00 AM in the ASOM’s Yarborough Bank Theater. Guest speaker for the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony is CSM (Ret) Bill Thetford, former USSOCOM Senior Enlisted Leader. This year, flag sponsors will …

Field of Honor

The 2021 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 …

“D-Day: Freedom From Above” Exhibit

Due to popular demand, the "D-Day: Freedom From Above" exhibit is extended through June 18, 2022!  https://youtu.be/t2-vevLXL1A “D-Day: Freedom from Above” visitors will experience the Normandy invasion through the eyes of 82nd and 101st Airborne division Soldiers by using “HistoPad”, a tablet with innovative software technology. HistoPad provides immersive, interactive augmented reality of the events …

Author Visit with Kevin Maurer

Join us at the ASOM to hear Kevin Maurer discuss his book, "Rock Force: The American Paratroopers Who Took Back Corregidor and Exacted MacArthur's Revenge on Japan” on February 12th at 2:00 PM.  This event is free for Museum Friend members and active-duty Soldiers. There is a $10 admission fee for all other members of …

Visit with a NASA Astronaut

On Saturday, March 5th, 2022, the U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum will host a special appearance with COL Andrew R. Morgan (M.D.), NASA Astronaut.  From 11 AM- Noon, he will talk about his experience aboard the International Space Station in 2019, and share with the audience several artifacts from his NASA experience. This …

Vietnam War: Reflections Of Courage

The U.S. Army Airborne & Special Operations Museum will host a community-wide remembrance “Vietnam War: Reflections Of Courage” beginning on March 25, 2022, to March 29, 2022. This remembrance coincides with the 49th anniversary ending the U.S. involvement in Vietnam. The focus of this event will be an outdoor exhibit called The Moving Wall which …

Operation EAGLE CLAW: The Iranian Hostage Crisis and “The Guts to Try”

On April 20th, 2022, the U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum will host a presentation and panel discussion on the Iranian Hostage Crisis and Operation EAGLE CLAW. On April 24, 1980, an ill-fated military operation, code name EAGLE CLAW, to rescue 66 American hostages held in Tehran, Iran ended with eight U.S. servicemen dead …

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 …

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 …