The next meeting of the Huffman Prairie Aviation History Society will take place on Monday, July 11, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. All are welcome!
At this month’s meeting, Col. Allan W. Howey, USAF Retired, will present “Aerononautics in the Civil War” (view PDF flyer).
Colonel Howey alternated between cockpits, classrooms, and staff/directorship assignments. He flew the C-141 jet transport, served in the Pentagon, and finished his 34-year military career in 2003 as Director of the Airpower Research Institute. He also taught undergraduate history courses at the Air Force Academy and graduate-level courses at the Air Command & Staff College, including award-winning classes on the Civil War. After retiring, he returned to college and earned two degrees in music education. He now teaches trumpet/jazz lessons and performs in the Dayton area. He and his wife, Elizabeth, live in Miami Township.
The meeting and presentation will take place at the East Interpretive Center, Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park at 2380 Memorial Road (intersection of State Route 444 and Kauffman Road), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
All are welcome! There is ample free parking, and light refreshments will be provided.
You can view the upcoming schedule of meetings and speakers anytime at : http://www.libraries.wright.edu/community/outofthebox/events/huffman-prairie-aviation-history-society/.