---- — PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh Air Force Base Museum has launched its inaugural membership and capital fund drive.
The newly organized the museum is offering sponsoring memberships and seeking donations to enable a late spring 2014 opening.
Paid members will be given free admission to the new museum for themselves and their guests. Individual one-year memberships are $25, and life memberships are $250. Register online at http://www.battleofplattsburgh.org/plattsburgh-air-force-base-museum or, by mail, addressed to Plattsburgh Air Force Base Museum, 31 Washington Road, Plattsburgh, NY 12901, with a check made payable to BOPA/PAFBM.
Donations to the capital fund may be made online or by mail, as well. Funds are needed for building and storage improvements, and also the design and production of exhibits and displays.
The museum has begun accepting memorabilia from the 40-year life of the base, the units assigned there and base life.
Find the museum on Facebook or leave a message at 324-PAFB (324-7232).