Airborne Special Operations Museum Fayetteville NC

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with McKinney Realty Group

Airborne Special Operations Museum Fayetteville NC

Fayetteville is full of hero's, ones who returned and many who did not.... If you are coming to our great city there is one place that you need to take the time to visit, The Airborne Special Operations Museum. This building stands for ALL that served!

Iron MikeAirborne

As you approach this grand building you will be greeted by the ever vigil “Iron Mike”. Iron Mike once stood guard at Fort Bragg till his move to the museum.

Iron Mike Plaque

Inside the museum you will find military history from as early as WWII till the military of today.  While in the museum you must try out the Airborne simulator... Me, no thanks, I have always been a little scared of even the thought! Although my husband was Airborne and loved it!

I can not possibly do it justice.... I will just urge you to take the time to stop by, you wont be disappointed!

If you would like you can visit the official Airborne museum web site.

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Melissa, sounds like somehting I'd like to try.  The museum building is beautiful - awork of art all on its own!

November 21, 2010 09:46 PM #1
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Melissa McKinney
McKinney Realty Group - Fayetteville, NC
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Leah~ You are right about that! It is a sight to see... I took this photo just at dusk, it shows the lights of the building so much better than in the daylight...

November 21, 2010 10:01 PM #2
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Joni Staples
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Your photographs are really great. The building is beautiful and "Iron Mike" is bitter sweet...

November 21, 2010 11:51 PM #3
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Juli Vosmik
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What a great tribute to those who gave so much for us. 

November 21, 2010 11:56 PM #4
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Cinnamon Wright
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Sounds like yet another road trip my nephew & I need to take!  He's taken quite an interest in the military, so this would be a great field trip for him.

November 22, 2010 06:11 AM #5
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Liz and Bill Spear
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Melissa, Some pretty cool architecture, and those guys jump out of perfectly good airplanes on purpose? :)

November 22, 2010 06:24 AM #6
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Leesa Finley
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Sounds like an incredible place to learn some things and a most worthy spot on anyone's itinerary while visiting Fayetteville!  Great job highlighting and I love the pictures!

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November 22, 2010 08:07 AM #7
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What a great localism post AND tribute Melissa!  Inspired by your non-stop blogging frenzie, I got myself started on A New Challenge - check it out! 

November 22, 2010 09:36 AM #8
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Melissa McKinney
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Joni~ I have loved Iron Mike from when I was a kid... He has stood watch in many places through Ft Bragg over the years.  I think he has found his forever spot now!

Juli~ You are right they deserve all this and more!

Cinnamon~ He would love it! My children have been many times and will still go anytime you would like!

BLiz~ Yes they do!!! I keep asking why??? :0)

Leesa~ That it is!!

Karen~ This is a GREAT place worth mentioning many times!! ANOTHER challenge!?!?! OK you know I am a sucker and will have to go check it out!

November 22, 2010 11:02 AM #9
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Tish Lloyd
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Melissa ~  My husband was stationed at Fort Bragg and I remember Iron Mike quite well!  Now that's going back in time . . .

November 22, 2010 09:27 PM #10
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Endre Barath, Jr.
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Melissa I just stumbled upon your post, too bad it took so long what a great tribute to the Airborne Soldier. RLTW Endre

January 26, 2012 08:43 PM #11
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Thank you for your post and respect of the services.

June 24, 2014 09:37 PM #12
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