The Bong Veterans Historical Center is hosting a bus trip to the Minnesota Air National Guard Museum on September 10th, 2019. The Center will be providing transportation, lunch and a guided tour of the museum before returning at the end of the day. The bus will leave the Center at 8am and return at approximately 6pm.
The Minnesota Air National Guard Museum is home to one of the largest displays of military aircraft in the five state area. The 21 aircraft displayed in their air park includes fighters, cargo planes, helicopters, and utility aircraft used by the US military from pre-WWII to present day. In the hangars are displays of ejections seats, flight simulators, jet and piston engines, plus weaponry from WWI to present day. Also on display are ancillary artifacts, historical documents, photographs, manuscripts and books. Joining us as one of our special tour guide is retired General Ray Klosowski of the 148th Air National Guard, who will relate some of his own pilot experiences.
All reservations need to be booked by August 26th. Call 715-392-7151 for more information or to reserve your spot. Or you can sign up online here.
About the Center
The Mission of the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center is to preserve and honor the memory of Major Bong and all veterans of World War II as well as subsequent conflicts and to provide educational resources for the Twin Ports area community and beyond.
About the Air National Guard Museum
The Minnesota Air Guard Museum is operated by the Minnesota Air National Guard Historical Foundation, Inc. Our foundation is a private educational organization chartered as a non-profit organization under the statutes of the State of Minnesota. All of our programs are funded by tour and event revenue, donations, memberships, and grants. We are not affiliated with the Minnesota Air National Guard or any other public entity.