8 JUNE 2016

Medal of Honor (MoH) Stories Kiosk Celebrates Recipients

 The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum is pleased to announce our newest display — the Medal of Honor Stories Kiosk, celebrating America’s Medal of Honor recipients. This interactive exhibit highlights the men and women who have received our nation’s highest award for valor in combat. This display was made possible, in part, by a grant from […]

Read more →
A-4M Skyhawk Marine Aircraft

MCAS Miramar Air Show
September 23-25, 2016

Don’t miss Flying Leathernecks vintage aircraft at the MCAS Miramar Air Show.  (The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum will be closed September 23-25, 2016, Friday – Sunday, during the Show.)  Our A-4M Skyhawk II — “The Easter Egg” — will be just one of the aircraft from the Museum’s historic collection on display. Beginning in September, […]

Read more →
flying leatherneck aviation museum on facebook
31 AUGUST 2015

The Museum has a New Facebook Page

There’s a new way to stay connected to your favorite Aviation Museum in San Diego at MCAS Miramar. We’ve just launched our new Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum on FaceBook page. Check in daily to see what’s new in exhibits, restoration projects, visitors, retirement ceremonies, and much more at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum. Visit the […]

Read more →
18 AUGUST 2015

Meet this WWII, Korean War, and Presidential Pilot on August 22 and 23

During our last open cockpit days of the 2015 summer season, meet Major Glenn Ferguson (USMC-Retired).  Oh, the stories the Major can tell about his long distinguished career as: World War II dive-bomber pilot – when he crashed on a battleship, and experienced engine failure on several occasions Korean War medical evacuation pilot – ferrying […]

Read more →
Aviation Museum Medal of Honor Recipients
10 AUGUST 2015

Renovation Reveals New Hall of Heroes

Welcome to the “Dog Days” of summer. If you haven’t heard, the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum (at MCAS Miramar in San Diego) is getting a facelift. Spread the word! During the months of July and August 2015, the museum gallery renovation is continuing at a rapid pace. Thankfully, there are no plastic surgeons involved. For […]

Read more →
phrog CH-46 marine helicopter
23 JULY 2015

Farewell to the Phrog

Pilot Talk:  Farewell to the “Phrog” Saturday, August 1st     11:00 am-noon After more than 50 years of service, the United States Marine Corps is retiring the CH-46 helicopter (nicknamed the “Phrog”). Colonel Fred Allega (USMC-retired) will share some of his experiences as a pilot of the iconic helicopter and other aircraft he flew. Colonel […]

Read more →
8 JULY 2015

Invested in the Education of Tomorrow’s Leaders

Major Glenn Ferguson (USMC-Retired) Glenn Ferguson appreciates how having good role models and character training can change the trajectory of a life. Consequently, to invest in tomorrow’s leaders, and expand the Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation’s educational outreach, Major Ferguson has recently made a significant financial gift. Through personal narratives of the museum’s docents, historical aircraft, and military […]

Read more →
General Butcher
16 JUNE 2015

Major General Bob Butcher (USMC-retired)

Major General Bob Butcher (USMC-retired) will discuss his experiences and changes to the airplane, the squadron mission and the training of pilots flying the A4. MajGen Butcher, a Marine aviator with worldwide service; is the recipient of the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, the Distinguished Flying Cross and 15 air medals. June 20th at 11AM-12PM.

Read more →
marine wife 2015
12 JUNE 2015

Marine Wife Award 2015 Kimberly Reed

KIMBERLY REED is the 2015 recipient of the Irene Ferguson Marine Wife Recognition Award. She is being honored for her wide-ranging commitment to volunteerism. Kimberly actively seeks out opportunities to generously share her time and talents in support of the Marine Corps, her fellow military families and the local community. Kimberly has volunteered with several […]

Read more →
marine wife 2014
14 OCTOBER 2014

Marine Wife Award 2014 Cyndi Stamps

CYNDI STAMPS is the 2014 recipient of the Irene Ferguson Marine Wife Recognition Award. She is being honored for her personal sacrifice and commitment to the betterment of her family, the Marine Corps and the local community. Cyndi’s generous giving of her time, talents and knowledge is in keeping with the highest traditions of a […]

Read more →