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Unit Commander Makes Largest Brick Purchase to Date

Lieutenant Colonel Bill Oakley (USA-Ret.) recently purchased a total of 215 commemorative bricks— the largest single purchase to date— which will be installed on the grounds of the National Museum of the United States Army.  Oakley, who served in the Army for twenty years, explained that he purchased these bricks for members of his family, …

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Volunteer FAQs

When will the Museum open? The Museum is expected to open to the public in 2020 and will welcome visitors daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. with the exception of December 25th. What type of activities will volunteers perform? Volunteers will have the opportunity to explore a variety of activities including, but not limited to, …

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Microsoft Corporation Exceeds $1 Million in Gifts to Museum, Foundation

In December of 2018, Microsoft Corporation paid the final installment of its $1 million cash gift in support of the National Museum of the United States Army.  When combined with its generous donations of time and hardware to the Army Historical Foundation (AHF), Microsoft’s financial and in-kind support to the project has now greatly surpassed …

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Wartime Helicopters Latest Macro Artifacts Added in Museum

Two historic rotary wing aircraft—a World War II R-4B called “The Sikorsky” after its designer Igor Sikorsky, and a Vietnam-era UH-1B Iroquois commonly known as  the “Huey”—were the latest macro artifacts installed in the National Museum of the United States Army. Considered the forerunner of today’s rotary wing aircraft, “The Sikorsky” was the Army’s first …

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New Unit Tribute Program Launched

This year, the Army Historical Foundation (AHF) launched the Unit Tribute program–another sponsorship option for those who wish to commemorate their unit’s legacy at the National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA).  Unit Tributes can now be purchased for $5,000 to honor your unit and its accomplishments. The 12”x18” plaques will honor individual Army …

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Army Emblem Takes Shape

National Museum of the United States Army Public Affairs Office Even before entering an exhibit gallery, the symbolic stage for the ensuing connection among the visitor, the American Soldier, and the U.S. Army is dramatically set at the National Museum of the United States Army. As visitors approach the entrance to the National Army Museum, …

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Volunteer Application Tips

Please read the tips below before beginning your application: Digital Cheetah, our volunteer software, works best on Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome, or Microsoft Edge. Applicants utilizing Internet Explorer may experience compatibility issues and are encouraged to use a different browser. To access the application, you must complete an intake form to create an account …

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Army Medicine

The National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA) will tell the story of the Army and its work to protect our nation.  It will also tell the story of the many ways the Army contributes to the lives of Americans beyond the battlefield. One of these ways is through medical advancements.  Throughout the Army’s …

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