2024 Events:

NOTE: dates, times and events subject to no-notice changes

January:

  • Wednesday, January 10, 2024, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): National Park Service Ranger Roger Osorio: Charity Adams Early and the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion.

  • Wednesday, January 17, 2024: 33rd Anniversary of the start of Operation DESERT STORM

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2024, 6:00PM: Museum quarterly board meeting.

    February:

  • Saturday, February 3, 2024: The Immortal Four Chaplains Day.

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2024, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Ron Kaplan, Executive Director Ohio Air and Space Hall of Fame and Learning Center:WWII Aircraft Nose Art - Behind the Scenes

  • Monday, February 19, 2024: US Coast Guard Reserve birthday.

  • Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 6:00PM: Fairborn Military Veterans Coalition meeting.

    March:

  • Sunday, March 3, 2024: US Navy Reserve birthday.

  • Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 6:00PM: Vietnam Veterans Day pinning ceremony, with guest speaker Captain (Chaplain) Michael Breznau, MSG Unit Chaplain and Phil Marshall, CWO2, USA, Vietnam Dust Off pilot.

  • Friday, March 22, 2024, 6:00PM: 4 Freedom Equestrian Team meeting.

  • Monday, March 25, 2024: Medal of Honor Day.

  • Tuesday, March 26, 2024, 6:00PM: Fairborn Military Veterans Coalition meeting.

  • Friday, March 29, 2024: Vietnam Veterans Day.

    April:

  • Friday, April 5, 2024: Gold Star Spouses Day.

  • Wednesday, April 10, 2024, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Elaine Balsey: Letters from the War - Between the Lines: Staff Sergeant William J. McQuiod, Jr - tail gunner on a B-17, shot down 6 miles from the Swiss border.

  • Monday, April 14, 2024: US Air Force Reserve birthday.

  • Tuesday, April 23, 2024: US Army Reserve birthday.

  • Saturday, April 20, 2024, 1:00PM - 2:00PM: League of World War I Aviation Historians chapter meeting.

    May:

  • Wednesday, May 1, 2024: Silver Star Banner Day.

  • Wednesday, May 8, 2024: V-E Day.

  • Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Catherine I. Beers-Conrad, USAF Veteran and proud Vietnam Gold Star Daughter: Gold Star Families - Why We Remember.

  • Friday, May 10, 2024: Military Spouse Appreciation Day.

  • Monday, May 13, 2024: Children of Fallen Patriots Day.

  • Saturday, May 18, 2024: Armed Forces Day.

  • Saturday, May 25, 2024, 9:00AM - 5:00PM: 3nd Annual Military History Muster at Fairborn "Calamityville" National Center for Medical Readiness.

  • Sunday, May 26, 2024, 9:00AM - 5:00PM: 3nd Annual Military History Muster at Fairborn "Calamityville" National Center for Medical Readiness.

  • Monday, May 27, 2024, 9:00AM - 5:00PM: (Observed) Memorial Day Open House.

  • Tuesday, May 30, 2024, 9:00AM - 6:00PM: Memorial Day (actual) annual Open House.

    June:

  • Tuesday, June 6, 2024: 80th anniversary of D-Day.

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2024: Women Veterans Day.

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Al Bailey, President of Dayton Honor Flight: The Honor Flight program.

  • Friday, June 14, 2024: Flag Day.

  • Friday, June 14, 2024: US Army birthday.

  • Thursday, June 27, 2024: Korean War Veterans Armistice Day.

    July:

  • Thursday, July 4, 2024,9:00AM - 6:00PM: Independence Day Open House.

  • Wednesday, July 10, 2024, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Karey Dafur, Col., USAF, Retired: All the President's Nurses.

    August:

  • Sunday, August 4, 2024: US Coast Guard birthday.

  • Wednesday, August 14, 2024, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Art Meyers, Col., USAF, Retired: Psychological War Trauma.

  • Thursday, August 29, 2024: US Marine Corps Reserve birthday.

    September:

  • Monday, September 2, 2024: V-J Day.

  • Wednesday, September 11, 2024, 8:00AM 6:00PM: Patriot Day Open House.

  • Wednesday, September 11, 2024, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Ryan William, Fire Chief, Fairborn Fire Department and Ben Roman, Police Chief, Fairborn Police Department: 9/11 First Responders.

  • Saturday, September 14, 2024: Air Force Marathon / Fairborn Fly Zone.

  • Wednesday, September 18, 2024: US Air Force birthday.

  • Friday, September 20, 2024: National POW/MIA Recognition Day.

  • Sunday, September 29, 2024: Gold Star Mothers and Families Day.

    October:

  • Tuesday, October 1, 2024: Toys For Tots drive begins.

  • Wednesday, October 9, 2024, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments): Gary Siembab, MSgt, USAF, Retired: My Journey

  • Sunday, October 13, 2024: US Navy birthday.

  • Saturday, October 26, 2024: National Day of the Deployed.

    November:

  • Sunday, November 10, 2024: US Marine Corps birthday.

  • Monday, November 11, 2024, 9:00AM to 6:00PM: Veterans Day Open House.

  • Wednesday, November 13, 2024, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments):Lynda and Randy Setty, Civil War Historians: Ohio in the Civil War

  • Tuesday, November 26, 2024: Museum is CLOSED for Thanksgiving, reopening on December 3 at 9AM.

    December:

  • Sunday, December 1, 2024: Civil Air Patrol birthday.

  • Tuesday, December 3, 2024, 9:00AM: Museum reopens.

  • Tuesday, December 3, 2024: Toys For Tots drive ends.

  • Saturday, December 7, 2024: Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

  • Wednesday, December 11, 2024, 6:00PM: Monthly Speaker Series (2nd Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30PM with light refreshments):Chaplain TBD: Christmas in the Military

  • Monday, December 16, 2024, 9:00AM: Christmas visit to VA Dialysis Ward (TENTATIVE).

  • Monday, December 16, 2024, 1:00PM: Christmas visit to VA Dialysis Ward (TENTATIVE).

  • Tuesday, December 17, 2024, 9:00AM: Christmas visit to VA Dialysis Ward (TENTATIVE).

  • Tuesday, December 17, 2024, 1:00PM: Christmas visit to VA Dialysis Ward (TENTATIVE).

  • Friday, December 20, 2024: US Space Force birthday.

  • Tuesday, December 23, 2024 to Friday, January 3, 2025: Museum is CLOSED for Christmas and New Years.







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