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Honor Answering Honor: “Bloody Chamberlain” and the Surrender at Appomattox

Written By: Jimmy Price It was one of the most iconic moments in all of American history—the famed “stillness” at Appomattox. After four years of bitter struggle, General Ulysses S. Grant’s armies had finally vanquished General Robert E. Lee’s vaunted Army of Northern Virginia. While the surrender terms had been agreed upon by Lee and…

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CACI Donates $500,000 To Sponsor Revolutionary War Battle History

CACI International Inc, an American multinational professional services and information technology company that has proudly supported the mission of the U.S. Army for over fifty years, recently pledged $500,000 to support the National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA) project. Through this contribution, CACI will sponsor the “Revolutionary War Battle History” exhibit, part of…

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Construction on National Army Museum Begins

ARLINGTON, Va. – Army Historical Foundation (AHF) President LTG Roger Schultz (USA-Ret.) today provided Clark Construction Group, LLC of Bethesda, Maryland, the notice to proceed immediately with the construction of the National Museum of the United States Army on Fort Belvoir, Va.. According to Schultz, activity on and around the 84-acre Museum site, adjacent to…

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Grassroots Spotlight

Grassroots Volunteers working to support the Army Historical Foundation (AHF) continue to find new ways to spread the word about the National Museum of the United States Army project. Meet Dr. Maleka Enman (above left), commander of Veterans for the Proud Military Service Consolidation (PMSC) in the greater Seattle area community of Port Orchard, Wash.…

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Museum Spotlight: Outbreak of War

As the possibility of war between Northern and Southern states became effectively unavoidable, U.S. Army officers from the South faced a difficult choice: To remain loyal to the nation and the Army in which they served or support their home states in their act of rebellion. Officers from West Point, in particular, felt this tension…

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Press Release: National Army Museum Campaign Meets 2016 Goal, Reports Progress

For immediate release: January 24, 2017 ARLINGTON, Va. – The Army Historical Foundation (AHF) moved closer toward construction of the National Museum of the United States Army at Fort Belvoir, Va., thanks to continuing individual donations, gifts of stock, foundation grants, and corporate contributions totaling $10.7 million in 2016. The annual total includes recent million…

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Army War College Class of ’76 Supports Museum

The Army War College (AWC) Class of 1976, collectively members of the Capital Campaign’s Lexington & Concord Society at the Patriot Associate level, recently completed a five-month, $25,000 fundraising campaign to sponsor one of the ten alcoves in the National Museum of the United States Army’s Veterans’ Hall. According to Colonel Jack King (USA-Ret.), the…

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Former Chiefs “all in” on Museum

Ten former Army Chiefs of Staff whose continuous Army service spanned 65 consecutive years have rallied in support of the National Museum of the United States Army. From the most senior of the living former Chiefs—General Edward C. “Shy” Meyer, whose active career began in 1951—to General Raymond T. Odierno, who retired in August 2015—all…

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IRA Charitable Rollovers Reminder

Did you know that donors who take advantage of IRA charitable rollovers can increase their financial investment in the National Museum of the United States Army? Did you also know that the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 made IRA charitable rollovers permanent? Both these facts are great news for those who…

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Museum Spotlight: Founding the U.S. Army

When the Revolutionary War ended in 1783, the question of what to do with the Army remained a crucial issue for the Continental Congress. Skepticism of a peacetime Army remained high owing to costs and the potential threat to peoples’ freedoms for which the Revolution had been fought. The “Founding the Army” exhibit, located within…

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