Leesburg Memorial Day Observance

Loudoun County Courthouse 18 East Market Street, Leesburg, VA, United States

This annual observance will commemorate those who have lost their lives in battle serving the United States, as well as recognize the brave military men and women who serve our country. This ceremony is hosted my Leesburg Mayor Kelly Burk and includes the reverent laying of the wreaths at several war memorials. This year, The […]

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Taylorstown Memorial Day Ceremony

The Cemetery at Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church 13266 Taylorstown Rd., Leesburg, VA

Each year on Memorial Day, members of the Taylorstown, Virginia community gather in their local cemetery to honor those who served in our nation's military, including planting flags and firing a salute at the graves of the fallen. This year the Army Historical Foundation's Manager of Historical Experiences, Brent Feito, will be giving a speech […]

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Virtual Memorial Day Documentary Screening of They Won’t Die Twice

National Museum of the United States Army 1775 Liberty Drive, Fort Belvoir, VA, United States

This film tells the story of Sergeant Walter Geldon, Captain Ned Elder, and Private First Class Leo Balon. It highlights their lives from before D-Day to the families they left behind to remember them. 

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Sunken Roads Screening at the Museum

National Museum of the United States Army 1775 Liberty Drive, Fort Belvoir, VA, United States

The Army Historical Foundation invites you to a free screening of the documentary Sunken Roads: Three Generations After D-Day followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker Charlotte Juergens.

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The Six Triple Eight Documentary and Descendants Panel

National Museum of the United States Army 1775 Liberty Drive, Fort Belvoir, VA, United States

The Army Historical Foundation invites you to enjoy a screening of the 2019 documentary "The Six Triple Eight" by Lincoln Penny Films. The film focuses on the 6888 Central Postal Directory Battalion, which was the first all-female multi-ethnic unit of the U.S. Women's Army Corps deployed to Europe to clear the backlog of mail in England and France to help Soldiers' morale. Their motto was "No Mail, Low Morale."

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Patton’s War Stories with Kevin Hymel

National Museum of the United States Army 1775 Liberty Drive, Fort Belvoir, VA, United States

In this event for AHF members, Kevin Hymel will discuss five stories about General Patton.

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Armies and Societies in A Dynamic World

Using examples from his book Creating the Modern Army: Citizen Soldiers and the American Way of War, 1919-1939,Woolley will examine aspects of the impact of societal change on military organizations.

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Battle of Normandy and The Liberation of Paris Overseas Tour

The Foundation, in partnership with The National WWII Museum, invites you to this uniquely curated travel experience. Nothing can match learning about the Normandy landings as you visit the very places where these events unfolded and hear the stories of those who fought there.

Army Prepares for Atomic War with Professor Brian McAllister

This talk will trace the origin and evolution of the Army’s transformation towards atomic war. It will detail the revolutionary reforms the Army undertook and discuss some of the reasons this experiment ultimately failed.

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