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Trophy of War: Korean War Bugle

The National Museum of the U.S. Army recently accepted into its collection a rare and intriguing artifact—a battle-battered Chinese bugle. It is a relic of a forgotten battlefield and a forgotten conflict. Don Treadwell, a retired Army veteran who served in the 5th Regimental Combat Team (RCT) during the Korean War, recently donated the bugle…

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Sullivan Holds Live Q and A Session with RallyPoint

Army Historical Foundation (AHF) Chairman General Gordon R. Sullivan (USA-Ret.) recently conducted a live Question and Answer session with RallyPoint, the online military community, to raise awareness about the National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA) and answer questions about Army history and leadership. RallyPoint, a hybrid Facebook and LinkedIn social platform exclusively for…

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Production Begins on Commemorative Bricks

Over 6,000 commemorative bricks have been purchased to date as a lasting way to honor the service and sacrifice of currently serving Soldiers, Army veterans, and Department of the Army civilians as part of the National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA) Brick Program. These bricks are now in production to be used to…

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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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