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Posted on Mar 17, 2008 in History News

Abn & Spec Ops Museum News & Events Update

Armchair General

*The Airborne & Special Operations Museum will be closed on Easter Sunday, March 23. The museum will reopen on Tuesday, March 25.

*Thursday, March 27th at 2pm: Stephen L. Wright, author of "The Last Drop: Operation Varsity, March 24-25, 1945," will give a presentation on his new book. Following the presentation, Wright will sign copies of his book, which is available in the museum gift shop.  If you are unable to attend, but would like a signed copy, email the gift shop at

*Saturday, May 17th at 2pm: Roger Hall, author of "You’re Stepping on My Cloak and Dagger," will give a presentation on his time in the Office of Strategic Services in the museum’s Yarborough-Bank Theater.  Following the presentation, Hall will sign copies of his book, which is available in the gift shop.  Hall’s lecture coincides with the museum’s special exhibit on the OSS, which will be on display through mid-October.


*Monday, May 26th: The museum will be open from 10am-5pm for Memorial Day.

*Saturday, June 7th at 8:30am: The ASOM Foundation will hold its first 5k run/walk, which will start and finish on the garden side of the museum.  Online registration is available at  For more information, please email

*Saturday, August 9th: The museum will hold its annual National Airborne Day festivities.  A schedule of events will be posted on when it is available.

*Congratulations to George Good and Karen Small Good, of Charlotte, NC, the winners of the museum’s Special Forces grill raffle!  The raffle raised a net of over $3,000 for the Foundation.  Thanks to everyone who purchased tickets.

*Thank you for your continued support of the Airborne & Special Operations Museum!