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The U.S. Army Barrack Shoes, Pattern 1886

By Ephriam D. Dickson III Deputy Chief, Field Museums Branch, U.S. Army Center of Military History Since the Army’s establishment, supply officers have struggled earnestly to find a functional design for Army footwear, one that could withstand the many varying

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Diana Davis Spencer Foundation Awards Grant

The Diana Davis Spencer Foundation recently made a $100,000 grant to the National Museum of the United States Army, joining other foundations such as the Alaska-based Rasmuson Foundation in supporting the Capital Campaign. Diana Davis Spencer, an education advocate and

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Retired Army Leaders Donate Appreciated Stock

Retired Army generals William Reno, Carl McNair, and Alberto Zapanta recently used appreciated stock to make 2015 end-of-year contributions to the National Museum of the United States Army. A gift of appreciated stock benefits both the donor and the Museum.

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Army Museum Tree Cutting

A towering red oak was the first tree to fall earlier this week during the start of the initial phase of site preparation for the construction of the National Museum of the United States Army at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. The initial

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The Soldier Experience Series Debuts

The Army Historical Foundation (AHF) debuted The Soldier Experience Series during Black History Month by providing an immersive look at the extensive service of African-Americans in World War I. The series of monthly-themed exhibits is designed as a prelude to

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