Flying Leathernecks Aviation Museum

26 APRIL 2017

Leatherneck Legacy Lives on Through Aviation

(reprinted in part from a story by Sgt. David Bickel at As an organization, the Marine Corps culture is based on rigid tradition with a rich historical path paved by the Marines of bygone eras. Part of that legacy is Marine aviation, preserved by a hidden gem containing historically significant equipment, aircraft and stories, located […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Building a Foundation for the Next 100 Years

This is my first year with the Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation, and it has already been a whirlwind of events, great people, and dedicated volunteers. Thanks to everyone for your support and advice as I ramp up our public relations and community outreach efforts. As you well know, this year marks the Centennial of Marine […]

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