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Local CEO, Vietnam Veteran, pledges $1 Million to Museum Campaign

Bob Stanford, CEO of Zenith Aviation in Fredericksburg, Va. has pledged $1 million to support the National Museum of the United States Army.  This most recent gift adds to the over $177 million raised thus far by the National Army Museum Capital Campaign.   Stanford, a pilot and Vietnam veteran, presented his check to Lieutenant General …

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Museum Spotlight: The Global War Gallery

The Global War Gallery will tell the story of the Army’s operations around the globe during World War II.  Occupying 6,500 square feet, it will be the largest within the Fighting for the Nation Galleries.  The gallery’s main focus begins in 1941, running through the end of the war, and explores how over eight million …

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Veterans Association Joins Veterans’ Hall Sponsors

The Japanese American Veterans Association (JAVA) has joined the many organizations and military units on the National Museum of the United States Army’s Veterans’ Hall Wall as a Silver Oak Leaf Cluster member by reaching the donation level of $25,000 for the Veterans’ Hall.   Wade Ishimoto recalled he first learned about the National Army Museum …

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EY Presents Check to Foundation

Ernst & Young LLP (EY), a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, presented the Army Historical Foundation (AHF) with a check for $20,000 in a presentation at the Museum on February 27th.  Katherine Hammack, Executive Director, Government and Public Sector, Ernst & Young LLP, said, “The National Museum of the United States …

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National Spokesman Joe Mantegna Tours Museum

Joe Mantegna, National Spokesman for the National Museum of the United States Army, recently joined LTG Roger Schultz USA-Ret), Army Historical Foundation (AHF) President, and Ms. Tammy Call, Director of the National Army Museum, to view progress at the facility now under construction at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. It was Mantegna’s second visit to the site. …

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Artifact Spotlight: German Howitzer Installed in WWI Tableau

By Paul Morando, Chief, Exhibits Division, National Museum of the United States Army Exhibit construction has greatly increased at the National Museum of the United States Army as key elements are being installed. Recently, a German 10.5 cm Light Field Howitzer was carefully placed in the World War I immersion tableau inside the Nation Overseas …

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