Society Organization


The Society was officially formed and recognized by the State of Florida as an incorporated non-profit entity on 2 September 1976. It has had three names:

Florida Chapter of the 8th Air Force Historical Society Inc.(1976-12/21/2003)

The Robert H. Nolan Chapter of the 8th Air Force Historical Society Inc. (12/21/2003-9/15/2007)

 Florida Chapter Eighth Air Force Historical Society Inc. (9/15/2007 - Present)

The Incorporation is found in document number 736740 in the Department of State  Company Registry

It was current and registered as a tax exempt organization under Section 501 (C) 19 of the Internal Revenue Service until May 13, 2013 and because of a failure to file was subject to automatic revocation in August 2013. Reinstatement was filed on December 15, 2013. The Tax Exempt status was reinstated on June 30th, 2014 retroactive to date of suspension (13 May 2013).

Its Federal Employer Identification number is 59-2547168

Upon receipt of the IRS Tax Exempt status determination letter, the Organization filed for and was granted:

  1. Florida State Tax Exempt Status # 85- 8016323004C-2 valid 15 July 2014 - 31 July 2019;

  2. Permit to Solicit Donations #CH41432 effective July 25, 2014

Corporate Documents and Filings

  1. State Annual Reports

  2. ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION and AMENDMENTS (latest Amendment 05/2007)

  3. BY-LAWS as Amended (latest Amended By-Laws 12/2013)

  4. Minutes of Membership Meetings

  5. Minutes of Board Meetings

  6. IRS Filings and IRS Tax Exemption Determination letter

  7. Florida State Solicitation and State Tax Exemption certificate




The Organization is managed by a Board of Directors consisting of 10 Directors elected by the Membership. 4 of the Directors serve as Officers and are elected by the Board from within its ranks and confirmed by the General Membership at its Annual Reunions. All of the Directors serve for two or more years. The Officers are elected or re-elected annually and serve at the pleasure of the Board.


Board Presidents


Corporate Financial Data

Financial Statement - Current

Historical Financial Data