Save the Museum: Update

Save the Museum: Update

In a previous episodes we announced that the United States Marine Corps (USMC) plans to permanently close the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum on March 31, 2021. In today’s podcast we give you an update on efforts to save the museum. The response from our...
Open Cockpit Days!

Open Cockpit Days!

Come sit in a plane! Weather permitting, several aircraft at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum will be open for visitors of all ages to experience U.S. Marine Corps aviation from a pilot’s perspective. Open Cockpit Days are scheduled for March 13-14 and 20-21...
Save the Museum

Save the Museum

On March 31, 2021, the United States Marine Corps intends to permanently close the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum. It is the Marine Corps’ plan to break up the aircraft collection and give it away, sell it or destroy it. There is no current plan to dispose...
Hall of Heroes: Major John Lucian Smith

Hall of Heroes: Major John Lucian Smith

Major John Lucian Smith is another hero painted by Alvis Grant in the Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation’s “Hall of Heroes.” Major John Lucian Smith, United States Marine Corps, was awarded the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and...