National Museum of U.S. Air Force reopening July 1
After temporarily closing on March 15 to protect the health and safety of visitors, staff and volunteers, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, along with the National Aviation Hall of Fame, will officially reopen to the public on July 1.
Carefully developed reopening guidelines will follow recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the state of Ohio, local health experts and peer institutions across the country. Cleaning procedures have been enhanced throughout the museum, including an increased frequency in the disinfecting of high-traffic areas and surfaces. Hand sanitizer stations are now available in each gallery, and new directional signage is also in place. Additional information on the museum's reopening plans is available at
Repair work to affect Monohan Way
A storm water line repair project will be conducted until June 26 on Monohan Way, between D and E Street in Area B, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
Chiefs’ group taking applications
The 2020 Chiefs’ group is accepting applications for its annual scholarship. The winning applicant can receive either a $500 or $1,000 amount scholarship, which can be used at college, university or trade skills institutions. Any U.S. military enlisted member or dependents of active-duty, Guard, Reserve or retired enlisted personnel may apply. Contact your unit chief master sergeant or, if a dependent, your sponsor’s unit chief master sergeant for an application. Everything is due by July 10.
For more information for Wright-Patterson’s program, contact Chief Master Sgt. Tarsha Lester at DSN 787-9955, Comm 937-257-9955 or email at Latarsha.firstname.lastname@example.org.