GWOT MEMORIAL FLAG EXHIBIT

On Memorial Day 2018, the Veterans Athletes United (VAU) group completed the traveling Global War on Terror (GWOT) Memorial Flag to honor close to 7,000 GWOT fallen heroes and Gold Star Families. This moving exhibit will be on display in the temporary gallery at the ASOM from May 25, 2021 - May 26, 2021.  The …

Traveling Korean War Memorial

The U.S. Army Airborne & Special Operations Museum (ASOM), with generous support from the Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation, will open the "Traveling Korean War Memorial" on the Museum's Parade Field from June 25-28, 2021. The memorial consists of large statues representing a platoon of 19 service members: 14 Army, three Marine, one Navy …

Author Visit with Melinda Pash

Join us for an in-person author visit with Melinda Pash as she discusses her book, “In the Shadow of the Greatest Generation: the Americans Who Fought the Korean War”. This event will take place in the Yarborough Bank Theater at 2 PM on June 26, 2021, and is free to the public. Click here to …

National Airborne Day

Make plans to attend! The event will include static displays, mock door demonstrations, a performance by the 82nd Airborne Division Quintet, opportunities to try on a parachute, and a Halo demonstration by U.S. Army Golden Knights. There will also be a food and ice cream truck on-site! This event is free to the public.   …

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 …

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! …