b'National MuseumOf The United States Visitors to the National Museum of the USAF in Dayton Ohio experience the augmented reality exhibit D-Day: Freedom From Above which engages visitors with a historically accurate journey back in time to Air Force Sainte-Mere-Eglise, the first French town to be liberated on June 6, 1944 during WWII.(U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)The National Museum of the United States Air Force iswill manage nearly one million square feet of exhibit space the official museum of the United States Air Force locatedwith more than 350 aerospace vehicles and missiles, and at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, 6 miles northeast ofthousands of other artifacts. He will also provide technical Dayton, Ohio. The NMUSAF is the oldest and largest militaryand professional guidance to the U.S. Air Force Heritage aviation museum in the world with nearly one million squareProgram, which includes more than 2,400 aerospace feet of exhibit space and more than 350 aerospace vehicles,vehicles and over 46,000 other artifacts, on loan to nearly missiles, and thousands of other artifacts on display. 780 domestic and international military heritage activities, The Museum is the United States Air Force servicescivilian museums, cities, municipalities, and veteransnational institution for preserving and presenting the Airorganizations.Force story. Each year about one million visitors come toTillotson, who began his new assignment on Nov. 25, said the museum to learn about the mission, history and evolvinghe was truly humbled yet extremely excited to lead the Air capabilities of Americas Air Force. Thousands of personalForces national museum. artifacts, photographs and documents further highlight theIt is a tremendous honor to be selected as the director of people and events that comprise the Air Force storyline, fromthe National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, and a privilege to the beginnings of military flight to todays war on terrorism. be able to help guide this great institution, said Tillotson. As David Tillotson III appointed as new director of the publics window to the Air Force, the museum is quite a National Museum USAF gem and I look forward to working with the staff and volun-By Rob Bardua, National Museum of the U.S. Air Force / Publishedteers as we carry out our mission to inspire visitors to learn December 10, 2018 and experience the Air Force story.Former Assistant Deputy Chief Management Officer forTillotson was commissioned upon graduation from the the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Mr. David TillotsonU.S. Air Force Academy in 1975. His assignments included III, was recently appointed as the director of the Nationalground theater air control system units with Tactical Air Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe.A member of the Senior Executive Service since 2002,Following assignments in operations, Tillotson moved to Tillotson replaces Mr. Jack Hudson who retired on Oct. 5,the Air Force acquisition corps, where he initially served as 2018, after serving as director for nearly eight years. the Deputy Mission Area Director, Information Dominance, At the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, TillotsonOffice of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for 24 Military Appreciation Resource Magazine Aberdeen Proving Ground'