On January 28, 1942, the Eighth Air Force was activated in Savannah. This year we’re celebrating 76 years of the Mighty Eighth Air Force! Join us all day for events, special exhibits and tours, family model building classes and more!

*11 am : Mass Enlistment of US Air Force Recruits in the Rotunda. Join us in celebrating this next generation of our country’s heroes as they take the oath of enlistment *12:30 pm : What’s a birthday without a cake? We’ll be cutting the cake in the pub with the oldest veteran and the youngest recruit *1 pm OR 3 pm : Family Model Building Class $20 (includes a model P-47, supplies, class and child’s admission to the museum Sign up today at education@mightyeighth.org to save your spot 9 am – 5 pm : Tours around the B-17 “City of Savannah” Rare models on display WWII Reenactors Get your photo taken as an 8th Air Force Airman Make a poppy for our Poppy Project