The Living History Film Series will present a screening of “Megan Leavey” March 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Air Force Museum Theatre, located inside the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. The screening will be followed by a guest speaker, Staff Sgt. Ashley Albright, kennel master, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
Tickets are $12 ($10 for Friends members) and can be purchased by going to https://afmuseum.givezooks.com/events/megan-leavey. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Starring Kate Mara, “Megan Leavey” is based on the true-life story of a young Marine Corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq.
After the movie, Albright, a handler and a “bad guy” will provide a K9 demonstration, share personal insights and answer questions.
Combining film screenings with dynamic speakers, veterans and film makers, the Living History Film Series brings aviation history alive on stage and on the big screen. Tickets are available at the theatre’s ticket counter, ordered online at afmuseum.com/livinghistory or by calling 937-253-4629.
The Air Force Museum Theatre is operated by the Air Force Museum Foundation Inc., a non-profit organization that assists the Air Force in the development and expansion of the facilities of the National Museum of the United States Air Force. For more information on the Air Force Museum Foundation, visit www.afmuseum.com. The Air Force Museum Foundation is not part of the Department of Defense or any of its components and it has no governmental status.
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. For more information, visit www.nationalmuseum.af.mil.