Fargo Air Museum

Fargo Air Museum Honors D-Day with Trip Down Memory Lane

The museum showed movies from the D-Day era, offered free popcorn and had discounted gift shop items

FARGO, N.D.– The Fargo Air Museum honors the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The community is invited to pay tribute to those who landed on the French beaches of Normandy in 1944. The museum showed movies from the World War II era. A Navy veteran visited the museum in honor of his father. “This happened 75 years ago and they are now…

Fargo-Moorhead Remembers Veterans Who Never Returned Home After the War

West Fargo, Dilworth and Harwood also held ceremonies this Memorial Day

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo–Moorhead is remembering all those who have died while serving our country. A soldier may put on their uniform and head into combat. “Well it’s nerve wracking. You’re always worried about who’s going to be next. Is it you,” said Joe Wallevand, who served in Vietnam. But they aren’t the only ones feeling the stress of a war….

75 Years Later: World War Two Veterans Spend Last Reunion in Fargo-Moorhead

Nineteen veterans from all over the country started their trip at the Hjemkomst Center

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s been 75 years of reunions for World War Two veterans who served on the USS Block Island. The carrier was the only one to sink in the Atlantic during the war after a Nazi attack. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us why some of those veterans are now in the F-M metro. He spent 20 years serving his…

LIVE: Vietnam Memorial Week Honors Veterans In The Valley

Week's Worth Of Events Scheduled For Fargo Air Museum

  Vietnam veterans Ed Ahonen and Larry Nicholson with Vietnam Veterans of America are helping bring a week’s worth of events commemorating people who served our country during Vietnam Memorial Week. Events run from May 4th through May 10th at the Fargo Air Museum. Events kick off with a ceremony where Governor Doug Burgum and Senator Kevin Cramer are scheduled to…

Veteran Who Co-Founded Fargo Air Museum And Co-Chaired Fargo AirSho Passes Away

Retired North Dakota Air National Guard Maj. Gen. Darrol Schroeder Was 88

FARGO, ND — Retired North Dakota Air National Guard Maj. Gen. Darrol Schroeder has passed away. He co-founded the Fargo Air Museum and served as co-chair of the Fargo AirSho from its inception in 1989. He also founded Schroeder Aviation in Davenport. Schroeder was inducted into the North Dakota Aviation Hall of Fame in 2009. Gov. Doug Burgum, who knew him…

Fargo Air Museum Holds Youth Camp on Aviation Electronics

The camp is designed to get kids interested in aviation

FARGO, N.D. — A camp at the Fargo Air Museum lets kids get a taste of aviation electronics. About a hundred kids from elementary to high school go to the camp. They do activities like building circuits and computer programming. The program has been running for several years, and they often bring in experts from different fields. “We find if you’re…

Fargo Airsho to feature Blue Angels

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will appear in Fargo July 28 and 29.

Some of the most sought after pilots in the country will be flying over the metro this summer in the Fargo Airsho. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will appear in Fargo July 28 and 29. They will be flying many vintage “War Birds” as part of the show to celebrate Navy Week. The U.S. Navy Seals team will “Leap Frog”…

Fargo Air Museum Creates Stronger Relationships Between Veterans

the Fargo VA helped give veterans rides so they could hang out with one another

FARGO, ND — Veterans were able to share life stories with one another while enjoying some coffee and donuts. It was the Fargo Air Museum’s way of trying to get veterans to meet and bond with some of the other people who have served their country. Fargo’s Veterans Affairs provided most of the veterans that came free bus rides to the…

Five North Dakota Tribal Nation Flags Added to the Fargo Air Museum

the goal is to educate North Dakotans about the state's Native American culture

FARGO, ND — Five North Dakota Tribal Nations have presented the Fargo Air Museum with a new gift. The nations presented their flags to air museum officials to be hanged so visitors to the tourist attraction can learn a little more about North Dakota’s Native American culture. One tribal leader says he has tried to put the flags in the state…

We Just Had a Job to Do: WWII Veteran Honored at the Fargo Air Museum

Jim Tyler, a 93-year old fighter pilot from WWII, is in town as the featured guest at the museum's annual auction

FARGO, ND — A World War II veteran is in town as the featured guest at Fargo Air Museum’s Celebrity Dinner and Auction. James Tyler is an Iowa native and a P–38 fighter pilot with the 15th Air Force. He enlisted in November 1942 and flew in 15 missions to Germany and Austria, first as a bomber escort then in bombing…