Support Travis AFB Aviation Museum
Volunteers are the life’s blood of the Foundation and the Travis AFB Aviation Museum. Day in and day out, they provide a myriad of services for the Foundation and the museum
The Big Move!
Obstacles No Match For Our Volunteers
It took teamwork to restore and move the C-141 ”Golden Bear.” The expensive and complex operation was a perfect example of what the foundation does: bringing together resources to preserve our aviation heritage.
How To Become A Volunteer
Volunteers at the Travis AFB Aviation Museum enjoy a real sense of camaraderie, in a flexible environment that appreciates the value of their time and commitment. We use their particular skill or area of interest to fulfill the needs of the Heritage Center. We encourage you to become a Heritage Center volunteer... give the gift of time. Even a small commitment of time, can make a real difference. It's a great opportunity to share your excitement and enthusiasm about aviation, while making a positive impact in the community. If you’re interested, please call the Heritage Center office. We look forward to hearing from you. From docents to artisans, mechanics to shop keepers, we appreciate the gift of time and talent.
By volunteering at the museum you can make a difference in preserving our the history of our country for future generations to view.
The Travis AFB Aviation Museum is proud of the work our Volunteers accomplish on a daily basis. We welcome volunteers and/or organizations to help with our daily tasks, both inside and outside of the Heritage Center. We currently are in need for volunteers to fill these positions. If you are interested, please call the museum.
Volunteers At The Monthly Luncheon
Gift Shop: Volunteer to work in the gift shop on a part-time or full-time position. The gift shop hours are from 10am to 3pm, Tuesday through Saturday. Proceeds from the Gift Shop support the Travis AFB Heritage Center.
Special Projects: Volunteers (on-call) to work with the regular volunteers when they need extra help at the Heritage Center. You will be on a call-up list and would be contacted either by phone or e-mail.
Docent: We need volunteers to accompany the tours (schools, seniors, individuals and organizations) that visit our Heritage Center.
General Work: There is always something to do at the Heritage Center, from maintaining the Heritage Center’s aircraft, engines, artifacts or vehicle maintenance.
Travis AFB Aviation Museum Foundation Membership
The Travis AFB Aviation Museum Foundation is registered as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
Since 1982, members of the Travis AFB Aviation Museum Foundation have been essential in the creation and support of the Travis Air Force Base Heritage Center. By joining, you are a part of a treasured group of patriotic people who are dedicated to supporting legacy of the men and women of Travis Air Force Base.
Life Members (individuals and organizations listed below have contributed $1,000 or more):
Adams, William & Marijane
Burks, Ron & Denell
Davis II, Stanley
Dawes, Jessica L.
Doolittle, John & Priscilla
Elsayed, AL M.
Kennedy, Jack & Wanda
La Maida, Terry
Melvin, Eugene & Karen
Morrison, Harold & Shirley
Power, Mrs. Robert
Prevost III, Steret
Sams, Jr., John
Smith, James F
Tait, John & Susan
Tobin, Louis S
Tobin, Louis J
Tobin Jr. Louis
Vance, Richard & Helen
Whitehouse, Bob & Ruth
Wright, Guy & Dianne
Air Force Association, Chapter 113
All Points Petroleum
Axiom Advisors & Consultants, Inc.
Dowling Properties Rentals
Fairfield Host Lions
Fairfield-Suisun CofC, Military Affairs
First Northern Bank
Gilchrist Golf Cars
Heart Federal S & L
Kiwanis Club of Fairfield
Order of the Daedalians, Flight 5
Sam's Club Foundation
Solano Garbage Company
Travis Credit Union
Travis Enlisted Wives Club
Travis Officers Wives Club
Vacaville Chamber of Commerce, Military Affairs
Vacaville Rotary Club
To become a member, please use
Travis Heritage Center Foundation Gift Shop
Proceeds Support the Travis Air Force Base Heritage Center
Specializing in Quality Aviation and Military Merchandise
10am - 3pm • (707) 424-4450
Items Available in the Gift Shop
Art, Belt Buckles, Books, Bumper Stickers, Calendars, Caps, Cards, CDs, Coasters, Coins, Cups, DVDs, Flags, Jackets, Jewelry, Key Fobs, Magnets, Model Aircraft, Mugs, Patches, Pencils, Pens, Pins, Play Sets, Posters, Post Cards, Shirts, Shot Glasses, Toys, Tee Shirts, Videos, Wind Socks. We also have available a few Limited Edition Aviation Prints.
Event Sponsors & Community Partners
The Heritage Center Foundation expresses its sincere thanks to the following corporations, foundations, government and individual sponsors for their generous support. Their leadership, vision and generosity are truly appreciated. Please visit the websites of our sponsors and partners by clicking on their names or logos below.
Dan Schaefer on Behalf of All Veterans
Friend Raisers LLC
Potrero Hills Landfill
Donate a Legacy Brick
C-124 Globemaster • C-141 Starlifter • C-5 Galaxy
Donating to the Travis Heritage Center Legacy Brick campaign is a great way to honor all crew and maintenance personnel in your life. Your legacy brick will be placed as a walkway from the plague at the entry of the door of the actual plane.
C-124 Donate-A-Brick Form (click here)
C-141 Donate-A-Brick Form (click here)
C-5 Donate-A-Brick Form (click here)
C-47 Donation from Duncan Miller
The Travis AFB Heritage Center Foundation is a charitable non-profit organization recognized under code section 501 (c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code.
If you would like to donate an artifact to the Travis Air Force Base Heritage Center the Curator must approve it. The museum cannot guarantee that all items will be accepted as donations. Additionally it cannot guarantee that all accepted items would always be displayed. For more information on making a gift please call (707) 424-5883.
Photo Left: Duncan Miller (middle), Board of Directors member and aviation guru extraordinaire signs the paperwork donating his C-47 “Okie Dokie” to the Foundation while Andy Suihkonen (left), Foundation Treasurer, and Dave Fleming (right), Foundation membership #1 witness the transaction.
Thank you, Duncan.