The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum is saved! The museum will be relocating to Great Park, Irvine, California-the former MCAS El Toro. The target date to reopen to the public is August 2023.
Today’s podcast explores the history of the founding of the USMC and why November 10th is now recognized as its birth date. We also have embedded the 246th birthday message from the Commandant.
Inspired by Major Glenn Ferguson and by Mitch Albom’s 2007 best seller, Tuesdays with Morrie, Foundation volunteer and producer of the “On the Fly” podcast, Patrick Ball, started meeting every Sunday with Major Ferguson to document his experiences and wisdom. With 100 years of experience and acquired wisdom, Major Ferguson has that uncanny ability to synthesize life lessons into rare practical ideas that strengthen individuals, families and communities..
Maj Glenn Ferguson (USMC retired) made and observed history as a fighter pilot in the Pacific during WWII, a medical evacuation helicopter pilot in the Korean Conflict and as co-pilot of Marine One for President Eisenhower.
In today’s podcast we share an article by Executive Director of the Foundation, BGen Mike Aguilar, about the proposed move of the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum to the El Toro hangars at Great Park in Irvine, California.
In today’s podcast, Executive Director of the Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation, BGen Michael Aguilar, shares an upbeat assessment the progress being made toward the establishment and reopening of the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum in Irvine, CA.
In this special episode of “The Inside Loop”, we interview our third-place winner of the 2021 middle school essay contest: Chloe Mullen, Grade 6, from The Nativity School in Rancho Santa Fe. Chloe wrote about her hero, her grandfather, an Air Force veteran who has lived a life of service and integrity she aspires to emulate.
Today’s question is “How do jet engines work?”.
For an answer to that question we welcome back Lt. Colonel Joe Bassi, Ph.D., (USAF, Ret.) to “The Inside Loop” Podcast.
John Glenn became a national hero by setting a new transcontinental airspeed record on July 17, 1957…sixty-four years ago this week. Although Glenn’s accomplishments as a Marine aviator, astronaut and senator are well documented, little is known about the subsequent history of the Crusader flown on that record-setting flight in 1957.
In today’s podcast we explore the rest of the Crusader’s story.