Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Rosies honored

Several original Rosie the Riveters were honored May 16 as the Museum marked Armed Forces Day. Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot was on hand to present a special proclamation honoring the important work of the women during World War II. Students from Notre Dame Prep showed their support dressed as Rosies and the Commemorative Air Force provided its B-24 as a backdrop.

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Museum awards scholarship

Jane Michael, Museum board chairman, meets Gabriel Wach.
Board Chair Jane Michael presented the Museum’s third $1,000 scholarship to Gabriel Wach at the Chesapeake High School Awards Ceremony in May.
Gabriel will attend the University of Maryland College Park and plans to become an aerospace engineer.
During high school, Gabriel was active on the Robotics Team, traveling to Kentucky and California to participate in national competitions. He was also active in Boy Scouts, Chess Club and the National Honor Society. He is currently working on his Eagle Scout project, which he hopes to finish by October.
Gabriel is the youngest of five children. His parents Pam and Roman are very proud of his accomplishments.
Gabriel and his family will be attending the Wings over Maryland Hangar Dance and Silent Auction in September as guests of the Museum.

A look at history

Docent Bill Haugen explains the special tiles on the shuttle. A busload of aviation enthusiasts enjoyed the day November 8 at the Smiths...