Category Archive for: ‘Announcements’


  Constructing the steel building that will be the Civil Air Patrol/McAllister Museum hangar began this week. Components arrived from R&M Steel Company of Caldwell, Idaho, last week. Now the job of putting all the pieces together is being done by Valley Steel Constructors of Yakima. Vernon Forenpohar & Sons Excavating Inc. did the excavating for the footings and handled the …

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Visitor impressed

Hi, I’m Dennis Smith, My wife and I along with our service dog visited your museum on Saturday the 17th of January in the afternoon. I just wanted to tell you how impressed we were. As a pilot and veteran I enjoy aviation museums and have been to several all over the country, and I must say that even though …

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Rent the museum

Planning a special event, such as a birthday or anniversary celebration and looking for a special place for it? Our facility (meeting room and display area) can be rented for such occasions. It’s also a unique setting for a special meeting. If you’re interested, send us an e-mail or phone us at 457-4933

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Like us on Facebook

If you like McAllister Museum, how about going to Facebook and “liking” us? We could use some liking. Thanks ..

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Jack Wimer Video

The museum has a professionally done DVD video featuring longtime and charter museum member Jack Wimer. Jack talks about his World War II experiences as a gunner in a Curtiss SB2C Helldiver operating off the carrier USS Wasp. Jack has said he had 200 carrier takeoffs in “the last dive bomber and 198 carrier landings. The video is for sale …

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