“Mustang Mike”, Major Mike Wifler (USMC-retired), answers questions posed by Evan about USMC training and nicknames. Justin Whitney interviewed Major Wifler on the grounds of the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum at MCAS Miramar.
Major Wifler served in the Marine Corps with honor, courage, and commitment for over 26 years. His dedication to the Corps has extended his service as docent at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum for an additional 16 years.
Listen to the podcast by clicking below. Get instructions on how to get your questions answered by our experts on The Inside Loop page under the education tab.
Although the Marine Corps was formed by the Second Continental Congress on November 10, 1775, it was not until 1921 that the Corps began celebrating the day officially as its birthday.
Listen to the 2020 birthday message from the Commandant of the USMC, General David H. Berger.
In this podcast, World War II torpedo bomber pilot, Major Glenn Ferguson (USMC-retired), answers Andy’s questions about why he enlisted in the Marine Corps and the path he took to flight training.
Introducing “The Inside Loop” Podcasts where kids of all ages can get their questions by our experts. There will be a new session every Thursday morning.
In the first episode, Dr. Joe Bassi, a retired Air Force officer and lecturer at the University of Texas/El Paso, explains why the Corsair has bent wings.
General Butcher describes some of his experiences flying the A4 “Skyhawk”, an aircraft that he flew for 31 years.
Our free, family-friendly museum is now open to the public Thursdays-Sundays from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. Covid safety protocols are in place.
We look forward to welcoming you back!