Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, has contributed $1 million to the National Museum of the United States Army to sponsor its iconic Bell UH-1 Iroquois Utility Helicopter as the featured macro artifact of the Museum’s Vietnam War exhibit. Bob Hastings, Bell Helicopter’s Senior Vice President of Communications & Government Affairs and Chief of Staff, […]
Since 1775, the Army has stood ready to protect and defend the United States of America. “The Army Today” exhibit within the Uncertain Battlefield gallery will showcase the encounters and challenges the Army has experienced since the attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001. After exploring the Bradley Fighting Vehicle which is sponsored by BAE […]
Are you thinking about making a gift to your favorite charity or organization at the end of this tax year? If you happen to be flush with stock, now is a good time to tap into your generosity and consider donating proceeds from long-term appreciated securities such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. The value […]
In late 2003 as the war in Iraq shifted from armored combat to fighting a growing insurgency on the ground, Soldiers found themselves increasingly in danger as they moved about in soft-skinned Humvees.
The Army Historical Foundation continues to “pave the way to Army history” by opening the next area for the National Museum of the United States Army Brick Program, the Parade Ground Plaza. Since the program launched in March 2013, over 3,200 National Army Museum supporters have purchased one or more personalized bricks which will line […]
CALIBRE Systems, Inc., a leading provider of management consulting and technology services to the U.S. Army and other defense and civil markets, recently upgraded their gift to the National Museum of the United States Army to $100,000. After attending a Museum-related event in June, CALIBRE leadership expressed an interest in increasing their original $50,000 gift […]
The 2014 National Museum of the United States Army holiday ornament commemorates the Vietnam War. The sixth in a series of holiday ornaments depicting Soldier images in U.S. Army history, the ornament features a watercolor titled “Member of the 101st Airborne,” by the late Peter F. Copeland. The National Army Museum logo appears on the […]
The campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army took its message on the road recently, sharing information about the Museum project at several events attended by over 86,000 people from around the nation. Over the summer, the campaign participated as an exhibitor at two national veterans’ conventions, The Veterans of Foreign Wars […]
Waging war is a costly enterprise. Congressional Research Service records indicate that World War I cost the United States over $30 billion, while more than $300 billion—the staggering equivalent of roughly $3.9 trillion in today’s dollars—was spent to fight World War II and to supply our allies. Throughout both of these major 20th century wars, […]
Click here to read about the Sherman Tank, the Cobra King, sponsored by the General Motors Foundation.