POOLER — The Mighty 8th Air Force Museum has several events planned for Veterans’ Day running Nov. 8-11, all veterans, active duty military, guard and reserves get free museum admission.
There will be a memorial and candle lighting service on Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Fallen Eagles. Chaplain Howard F. Cantrell (Capt.) from Fort Stewart will perform the service that will honor all veterans. This service is open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend.
At noon on Saturday, and Sunday, “12 O’clock High”, the World War II classic about bombing raids over Germany staring Gregory Peck, will be the feature film at the museum.
This movie is free and seating is limited. Tickets are available at the admissions desk the day of the film.
Activated in 1942 in Savannah, the 8th Air Force was an important strike element in World War II and remains an active force today.
The Mighty 8th Air Force Museum honors the Mighty 8th’s proud legacy by preserving the stories of courage, character and patriotism displayed by the men and women of the 8th Air Force from World War II to the present.
Just minutes from Historic Savannah at 175 Bourne Ave., in Pooler, the Mighty 8th Air Force Museum is open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. except on New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
For more information, visit www.mightyeighth.org or call (912) 748-8888.