THIS DAY

IN HISTORY:

October 2

WASP Rita E. Murphy Wischmeyer, 44-3 is born in 1921

WASP Codye Gwen Clinkscales Linder, 44-5 is born in 1922

WASP Mary K. Retick Wells, 44-6 is born in 1919

WASP Ruby L. Hibbler Rosenthal, 44-10 is born in 1922

WASP Avenger Blog Post
Part II: Nancy & Jackie Before the WASP: Jacqueline Cochran

Roosevelt Field & The Hempstead Plains of Long Island
Written by Julia Lauria-Blum

Legacy Avenger Blog Post
Words from the Legacy

This next blog post is by one of the funniest legacy pilots we know! Mo Barrett is a retired Colonel of the United States Air Force, an author of the book Pardon My Quirk, and is a high-energy and uplifting keynote speaker that inspires generations. We invite you to click on the button below to read the full article from Mo on our website about her experience as a legacy in the WASP footsteps.
Written by Mo Barrett.

WASP in the Spotlight

Dorothy Fulton Slinn was born October 14, 1918, in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey to Harry LeRoy and Johanna Crystal Jensen Fulton. As a young child Amelia Earhart was Dorothy’s heroine and flying became her passion which caused her parents some concern. They did not stand in her way.

Collections

Artifacts bring history to life and often reveal what words cannot.

Host an Event

Artifacts and zoot suits add flair that no other venue can.

History

Discover how history intertwines with the present and is relevant today.

Avenger Blog

Partner Organizations & Sponsors

The National WASP WWII Museum is thrilled to be working with the following organizations and sponsors to preserve history from World War II.

Click the logo of one of the partner organizations below to visit their website to see how they are contributing to preserve these important stories from The Greatest Generation.

Thank you to our 2022 Homecoming Sponsors!

If you're interested in becoming a Partner Organization or Sponsor, please email lisataylor@waspmuseum.org.

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