Commemorative Air Force Airpower Museum Announces New Director

. October 6, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) and CAFAirpowerMuseum announced that Jeff Wood has accepted the position of Museum Director of the CAFAirpowerMuseum. Wood has held the Interim Museum Director position since March of 2010.

Wood has been a member of the CAFMuseum staff for 10 years and previously held the position of Interpretive Director.

“Jeff has done an outstanding job for the CAFAirpowerMuseum, creating, designing and overseeing the installation of many of the displays that impart such an emotional experience to our visitors,“ said CAF President and CEO Stephan Brown. “Since Jeff stepped into the position on an Interim basis he has made substantive changes to the staff, the displays and educational content that the Museum provides now and in the future. He inspired such confidence, that he was the natural selection to fill this position.”

“The CAFMuseum has achieved a great deal in the past, receiving national accreditation and becoming a Smithsonian affiliate,” said the new CAF Airpower Museum Director, Jeff Wood. “ I am proud to take this position and determined to continue to build the museum’s educational efforts making it a premier destination for students, scholars and families. The museum has an excellent staff, an exciting future, and a horizon filled with growth and promise.”

Established in 1989, the mission of the CAFAirpowerMuseum is to tell the complete story of World War II military aviation by collecting, preserving and interpreting World War II material culture. The museum serves a broad and diverse audience by preserving the memory of the men and women who built, supported and flew the historic aircraft of World War II through educational programs, exhibits, collections and library research services. The scope of the mission focuses on World War II but also includes the prelude to World War II, its aftermath and current applications. Admission to the museum is $10 for adults 18-64, $9 for senior 65+ and teens 13-17, $7 for kids 6-12 and active military and free for children five and under.

For more information, please visit www.airpowermuseum.org or call (432) 563-1000.

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