National WASP WWII Museum

The History of Pioneer Female Pilots Soars at the National WASP WWII Museum in Sweetwater

November 11, 2022 | By Becca Nelson Sankey

The trailblazing Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs), had to prove themselves twice—as the military’s first female pilots who supplemented the shortage of male pilots during World War II, and again more than 30 years later, when the U.S.

The Daytripper’s Top 5 in Sweetwater

February 27, 2019 | By Chet Garner

Texas is already known for being big. But in our beloved “Big Country,” things are taken to another level. When visiting Sweetwater, the history seems a little richer, the stories a little grander, and the snakes a little longer. If you find yourself in this Big Country town, don’t miss these spots.

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