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Bradley Leads the Way as First Four Macro Artifacts are Pre-Positioned

The M3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle that led the charge from Kuwait into Baghdad in 2003 has once again served as the lead vehicle advancing on a vital objective.  This time the objective was the campus of the National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA) now under construction at Fort Belvoir, Va. The Bradley, assigned…

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Featured Grassroots Spotlight: Nick Paganella

As Museum construction makes exciting strides, our Grassroots Volunteers continue to spread the news about the National Museum of the United States Army. One such volunteer is Nick Paganella of Framingham, Mass., who described his choice to join the Army Historical Foundation’s (AHF’s) Grassroots Program as “a no-brainer.” Nick served in the Massachusetts National Guard…

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S3 Pledges Support to Museum

S3, System Studies & Simulation, Inc., provider of technical products and services for over twenty-five years and located in Huntsville, Ala., has pledged its support to the National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA) through a gift of $250,000. CEO of S3, Jan Smith, explained S3’s continued emphasis on supporting veterans, pointing out that…

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New Donors Sustain Campaign Momentum

A two-week total of $366,955 in contributions received from new donors during July 24-August 7 drew special thanks and comment from Army Historical Foundation Chairman General Gordon R. Sullivan earlier today. “Word of construction progress here at the museum site has prompted a growing number of new donors whose contributions are sustaining the momentum of…

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Why My Brick: Colonel Russell Olson (USA-Ret.)

The National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA) Commemorative Brick program encapsulates the idea that the story of the Army is the story of its Soldiers. Supporters of the Museum continue to choose to purchase bricks to honor the Soldiers in their lives and ensure their names will be preserved at the National Army…

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Museum Spotlight: Experiential Learning Center (ELC)

The Experiential Learning Center (ELC), sponsored by Lockheed Martin, will be a premier feature of the National Museum of the United States Army. Located off the Museum’s Main Lobby, the ELC will provide an interactive educational experience focused on geography, science, technology, engineering and mathematics (GSTEM) for school-aged visitors as well as adults. One of…

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Museum Progress— From the Ground…and Up

Within a month after the Army Historical Foundation’s (AHF’s) mid-September 2016 National Museum of the United States Army groundbreaking ceremony, the Army Corps of Engineers began site preparation for the 84-acre Museum Campus. The landscape was quickly transformed. First floor footing mud slabs being poured. (May 8, 2017) Activities ranged from tree-clearing and stump removal…

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Awards Announced for Excellence in U.S. Army History Writing

15 June 2017 Arlington, VA – At its Twentieth Annual Members’ Meeting, held 15 June 2017 at the Association of the United States Army Building in Arlington, VA, the Army Historical Foundation recognized six books and three articles as outstanding achievements in writing on U.S. Army history. General Gordon R. Sullivan, Chairman of the Army…

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Witness to Captivity: SSGT Jon Cavaiani’s POW Pajamas

Written By: Jimmy Price On June 5, 1971, Staff Sergeant Jon Cavaiani of the U.S. Army’s Special Forces was shot in the back, peppered with over thirty pieces of shrapnel, and partially set on fire – and that was only beginning of his troubles. Cavaiani, part of the Vietnam Training Advisory Group, had been stationed…

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Pritzker Military Museum & Library Supports Campaign with $1 Million Gift

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library has made a generous commitment of $1 million to support the construction of the National Museum of the United States Army. Half that amount is an outright gift; the other $500,000 is in the form of a matching grant, which will match new commitments to the Campaign dollar-for-dollar. In…

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