Exhibition panel for "On the Line: Intrepid and the Vietnam War"
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On the Line: Intrepid and the Vietnam War

Explore the events and impact of the Vietnam War through the lens of Intrepid’s history. Immerse yourself in the spaces where the crew lived and worked—and hear firsthand about their service and experiences.

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Intrepid in the Vietnam War

The legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid served three tours of duty in the Vietnam War from 1966 to 1969. Set within the very spaces where men lived and served, this exhibition spotlights the experiences of Intrepid and its crew “on the line”—the periods when the ship was active in the Gulf of Tonkin, launching aircraft for missions over mainland Vietnam.

Archival photo of soldiers on the flight deck during the Vietnam War
Eric Boehm
Team Member Highlight

Eric Boehm is the Museum’s longtime aviation and aircraft restoration curator, while contributing to space programming and content. He was previously a first sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.

Eric Boehm
An archival photo of people on the flight deck with a plane.
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A man and woman read an exhibit panel on Intrepid's flight deck while their child points at the propeller of an aircraft.

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