Scouting In Aviation
Lt. Colonel (Retired) William Wardwell attained the rank of Eagle Scout at the age of 14 before starting on the path of a professional aviator. As a cadet and pilot for the United States Air Force, Col. Wardwell flew a variety of jet aircraft during his decorated career, including the Lockheed C-141 Starlifter. A veteran of both the Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm, Col. Wardwell will describe his experiences as a Scout and a pilot in an informative 30-minute presentation.
Saturday, May 8th, 1:30 PM
All visitors are invited to see the related Scouting in Aviation exhibit, developed jointly by the Hiller Aviation Museum and the Pacific Skyline Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Scouts visiting this exhibit and exhibits at two other participating museums in San Mateo County are eligible to receive their Museum Tour Patch, a special decoration commemorating the 100th anniversary of Boy Scouting in the United States. The Scouting in Aviation exhibit will remain on display at the Hiller Aviation Museum through December 31st.
The Scouting in Aviation presentation is included with Museum admission. Scouts and Scout leaders in uniform will be admitted to the Museum at the discounted rate of $5/person throughout the day on May 8th.