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Commemorative Brick Program Receives 10,000th Brick Purchase

Over 8,000 commemorative bricks have been installed along the Path of Remembrance at The National Museum of the United States Army Museum. Now, the brick program has reached an exciting new milestone! The 10,000th brick was recently purchased by Sergeant First Class Don Francisco (USA-Ret.), a life member of the Army Historical Foundation (AHF). He …

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Grassroots Spotlight

Museum opening is just around the corner! We still need your help in sharing information about the National Museum of the United States Army in your community. Charles Hoffman is one of our amazing grassroots volunteers. He has been working hard to tell his community of Oviedo, Fla., about the Museum. Charles learned about the …

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AHF Attends American Bus Association Marketplace

Members of the Army Historical Foundation (AHF) staff recently attended the American Bus Association’s Marketplace 2020 in Omaha, Nebraska. AHF and the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) partnered for a booth to promote Virginia tourism, in particular the National Museum of the United States Army— soon to be Virginia’s newest tourist destination. “Motorcoach tours are a …

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Museum Building Receives LEED® Silver Certification

The National Museum of the United States Army has been awarded LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification. The award, given by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is a globally recognized symbol of sustainable achievement and is part of the most widely used green building rating systems in the world. The Museum, …

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Civil War Symposium

Save the Date! October 8-10, 2020 Announcing the first National Museum of the United States Army History Symposium!  On October 8-10, 2020, join lead experts as they examine and discuss Leadership in the Civil War. This three-day event will include staff-guided tours of the National Army Museum, historian presentations, and two optional guided Civil War …

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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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