Frank Kendall III's visit to the Museum

On 17th July 2022 the Museum was lucky enough to receive a visit from the United States Secretary to the Air Force, Frank Kendall III

After taking a flight in one of Aero Legends twin seater Spitfires, they introduced him to the Aerodrome owner Jamie Freeman and Museum Curator, David Campbell who provided a personal tour of the MuseumMr.Kendall was, of course, particularly interested in our artefacts and archives relating to the 354th Fighter Group, who were based at Lashenden during 1944.

He is seen above with our Collections Manager, Sonja Bailey.

During the visit he presented Sonja and Dave Campbell from the Museum with USA Department of the Airforce Challenge Coins which Sonja and Dave are shown holding below