Vintage warplanes from the World War I era. COURTESY PHOTO, Museum of Flight

Vintage warplanes from the World War I era. COURTESY PHOTO, Museum of Flight

Museum of Flight: a weekend of military events for Veterans Day

Sunday, Nov. 11 free for veterans and active military, programs include concert, patriotic ceremony, World War I aviation presentation

  • Tuesday, November 6, 2018 8:45pm
  • Life

Sunday, Nov. 11, is the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1, and the Museum of Flight celebrates the day with patriotic music, ceremony, a special WWI lecture and free admission for U.S. veterans and active military.

The museum will join thousands of other institutions throughout North America and Europe commemorating the 100th anniversary with a bell ringing event at 11 a.m. (#tollthebell), followed by a performance of patriotic music by the Boeing Employees Concert Band and a Veterans Day ceremony with keynote speaker Lt. Col. Ron Limes. At 2 p.m., Daniel Haulman of the Air Force Historical Research Agency will share his insights about combat aviation during the Great War, with a special focus on American fighter pilots.

For the full weekend lineup, go online.

Saturday, Nov. 10 military programs at the Museum

• Beauty and Duty: A Look at Women’s WWI Military Uniforms

At 2 p.m., Living History performer Alice Miller will show World War I women’s military uniforms, while telling stories about their history and the women who proudly wore them. Free with Museum admission.

• Free film screening of “PAC 6 A General’s Decision”

Filmmaker Ray Sullivan will present a new documentary about his father, Brig. Gen. Glenn R. Sullivan, who became renowned for changing the tactics of the Linebacker II bombing operation during the Vietnam War. The film, directed by Barry Dycus, looks back at Sullivan’s decision that ultimately sacrificed his career. There will be a reception with refreshments at 5:30 p.m., the screening begins at 6:30. Admission is free, and Vietnam veterans are encouraged to attend.

The museum is at 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Exit 158 off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field halfway between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For admission price and general museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or museumofflight.org.

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