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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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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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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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