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2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 pm.
Featuring a guest speaker.
Meetings are always open to the public.
June 12: KC-135 Tanker Pilot Crystal Seeman will speak at the Hoosier Air Museum at 7PM on
Monday, June 12.
(Nix) Seeman was born and raised in Angola, IN, and is a 2004 graduate
of Angola High School. After graduation she joined the 122nd
Fighter Wing, Indiana Air National Guard, located at Fort Wayne
continued her college education at IPFW and Purdue University while she
continued with the 122nd Fighter Wing in Fort Wayne.
4 years of college while in the Air Guard, it was time to move on
to bigger and better things! Crystal applied for and was hired as a
refueling tanker boom operator at Grissom Air Reserve Base in Peru
Indiana. She completed training and immediately went operational on her
completing that first deployment, Crystal continued to deploy and also
to continue her education for the next 2 years. She was awarded her
Bachelors Degree in the summer of 2011, and finished the year
completing two more deployments.
With 5 deployments completed and almost 7 years as a boom operator, she decided again it was time for another move.
was hired in March of 2014 to become a pilot of the KC-135 refueling
tankers for the 72nd Air Refueling Squardron at Grissom Air Force
married David Seeman in September 2014 and left for pilot training 2
weeks later. She completed pilot training as a member of class 16-08 in
April 2016, completed KC-135 school in October, and has since been
operational as a KC-135 pilot with the 72nd Air Refueling Squadron.
will discuss the interesting progression of her career, including
her experience as a refueling boom operator, and now as a KC-135 Pilot,
at the Hoosier Air Museum at 7PM on
Monday, May 8.
You are invited to join us at the
Hoosier Air Museum at 7PM on Monday, June 12, for this interesting
Admission to this special presentation
is free and includes complimentary snacks and beverages.
We hope to see you here!
"The Ride of a Lifetime!" was flown on the
beautiful evening of 9-14-2015 at the Hoosier Air Museum at the
Auburn/DeKalb County Airport: CLICK HERE
FOR UPDATED INFO
"Golden Age Flight!" was
flown on the beautiful evening of July 11, 2016, at the Hoosier Air
Museum at the Auburn/DeKalb County Airport. Mr. Don Wilkinson of
Northeastern Indiana was the lucky winner of the Golden Age Flight in
the classic open-cockpit biplane! CLICK HERE FOR
26: Hoosier Air Museum charter member Mr. Bill Jones will be travelling
to Washington D.C. as part of a Northern Indiana Honor Flight on
Wednesday, April 26.
will be returning to Fort Wayne at about 8:15PM that evening. We are
organizing a 'flash mob' of Hoosier Air Museum members and friends to
welcome Bill back home at the Fort Wayne International Airport.
on down to the arrivals gate at FWA a little before 8:15PM on
Wednesday, April 26, and help us welcome Bill back home and help us
thank him for his WWII service to our country!