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WWII Veterans Honor Us With Their Company

2019-10-08T13:36:54-07:00

During the PBY-Naval Air Museum monthly Speakers Luncheon at the CPO Club. Left to right are Win Stites (93), Neil Stamey(96), Harry Patton(97), George Behrend(99) and the speaker Jack Holder(97).

Jack Holder recounted his WWII experiences which included serving in PBYs at Pearl Harbor on Dec 7, Guadalcanal, Midway and in B-24s(PB4Y1s) during the Battle of the Atlantic. This gathering of five WWII Naval aviators was a rare and unique event, especially for the men themselves who had a marvelous time becoming acquainted and sharing stories.

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WWII Veterans Honor Us With Their Company2019-10-08T13:36:54-07:00

Japanese Students Visit

2019-10-08T13:12:17-07:00

25 Japanese exchange students from the Oak Harbor Public Schools Cultural Exchange Program visit the museum. Along with viewing the PBY aircraft on display, the students participated in a scavenger hunt and got a chance to meet former astronaut Heidi Piper. The museum hosts groups of all sizes and ages. Call 360-240-9500 for more information.

Japanese Students Visit2019-10-08T13:12:17-07:00

CPO Selectees Clean Up Aircraft Display Area

2019-10-08T12:53:59-07:00

17 NAS Whidbey CPO Selectees came to the Museum today to
clean up the Aircraft Display Area (ADA). They were:
AEC Jason Schofield
ATC Isaac Lee
AOC Keon Beccles
AWOC Monty Davilla
ATC Tiasha Gaines
ATC Jesus Perales
AWOC Nick Carmichael
LSC Scott Rebannack
ATC Tim Morris
AWFC Mark Whitmor
CTTC Matthan Tracy
AWVC Brian Millar
AMC Douglas Murray
AWOC Michael Hauselman
AMC Jared Padgett
AOC Christian McGreggor
ATC Scott White

Supervising the task was (Not pictured) MAC Dean Cox, USN (Ret).

CPO Selectees Clean Up Aircraft Display Area2019-10-08T12:53:59-07:00

Canvas From 1952 Donated

2019-10-07T13:05:12-07:00

Peter Malarkey, Art Conservator of Seattle and Museum volunteer John Hughes examine the 17ft hand-painted canvas that originally hung at the now defunct NAS Seattle enlisted mess hall, donated to the Museum. The canvas will be preserved with some careful and meticulous professional care and displayed again around the region.

Canvas From 1952 Donated2019-10-07T13:05:12-07:00

Together, We Made the Goal!

2019-10-07T12:40:45-07:00

WOW! YOU DID IT!

MADE THE GOAL WITH ROOM TO SPARE!

Great response last week pushed us over the finish line. As of Monday, 30 September donations totaled $40,840!.

Donations plus $40,000 match = $80,840 Total

On behalf of the PBY Memorial Foundation Board of Trustees, the Museum Volunteers and everyone who supports the museum a warm THANK YOU to everyone who donated.

Together, We Made the Goal!2019-10-07T12:40:45-07:00

Grandfather visits Grandson

2019-10-07T12:42:23-07:00

Army visiting Navy at Museum

 No particular reason for dressing up except to shoot pictures here at the Museum. AWF1 David McKinney of VQ-1 is visited by his grandfather, SgtMaj Herbert Furman (USAR-E9-Ret.) who hails from ElMira, N.Y. McKinney is a flight engineer aboard the EP3 Aries aircraft.

Grandfather visits Grandson2019-10-07T12:42:23-07:00

Only a few days left!

2019-09-24T16:02:37-07:00

JUST $738 TO GO! DOWN THE STRETCH FINISH LINE IN SIGHT

 Good response last week – $2238 CAME IN! As of today 24 September, donations total $39262! Thank you, thank you to all who pushed us so close to the finish line

$738 to the $40,000 line

Only a few days to go

So, check your files to be sure that donation is not stuck in pending! Look under the junk mail pile in case the donation form slipped in there. If the dog ate it, a credit card works great on Facebook or our website.

Your support helps put exhibits like these in […]

Only a few days left!2019-09-24T16:02:37-07:00