Free tickets available for Air Force Band of Flight holiday concert

The United States Air Force Band of Flight, stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, presents more than 240 performances annually, providing quality musical products for official military functions and ceremonies as well as civic events and public concerts. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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The United States Air Force Band of Flight, stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, presents more than 240 performances annually, providing quality musical products for official military functions and ceremonies as well as civic events and public concerts. (U.S. Air Force photo)

The U.S. Air Force Band of Flight will celebrate the holidays with a variety of classic holiday favorites in a performance at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m.

The U.S. Air Force Band of Flight, stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, presents more than 240 performances annually, providing quality musical products for official military functions and ceremonies as well as civic events and public concerts. Since its founding in 1942, the band has performed for presidents and vice presidents, visiting heads of state, cabinet officers, members of Congress, U.S. and foreign military leaders and millions of Americans and foreign citizens.

The Dec. 15 concert will take place in the museum’s second building and last approximately 70 to 90 minutes. Due to the popularity of these free concerts, tickets are required and limited to four tickets per person. Public distribution will begin Nov. 5 at 9 a.m. Requests made before this time will not be accepted.

Tickets may be obtained one of three ways. Beginning Nov. 5, requests can be made in person at the museum Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Those who cannot make it in person may request tickets by visiting www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/upcoming/events/ or by calling 937-904-9881. Those requesting tickets must provide their name, phone number, mailing address and the number of tickets they would like mailed to them. The tickets will be mailed beginning Nov. 13.

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, is the world's largest military aviation museum. With free admission and parking, the museum features more than 360 aerospace vehicles and missiles and thousands of artifacts amid more than 19 acres of indoor exhibit space. Each year about one million visitors from around the world come to the museum. For more information, visit www.nationalmuseum.af.mil.