News

1024 954 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

Jernigans Continue Army Legacy Through Charitable Giving

Deciding which charitable organizations to support makes sense at any age. Including the National Army Museum in an estate plan—whether it is through a bequest, a trust, or a life income gift—not only continues the legacy of the National Army Museum’s mission, but also establishes the donor’s legacy. COL Pat Jernigan (USA-Ret.) and her husband, LTC David Jernigan (USA-Ret.), have been…

read more
640 360 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

Featured Grassroots Spotlight: Daniel Sundeen

More and more supporters of the campaign to build the National Museum of the United States Army have volunteered to join the Grassroots Volunteer program. To date, the program has 469 volunteers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, and two locations overseas. One of these dedicated volunteers is Specialist Daniel Sundeen (USA-Ret.) of Giddings, Texas.…

read more
150 150 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

Why I’m Supporting the National Museum of the United States Army….

Written By: Sandra L. Pack, CPA I became a lifelong advocate for the U.S. Army on November 12, 2001—day one of my privileged two-year service as Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management and Comptroller. Up to that point, I knew very little about what it meant to be an American Soldier. I admit…

read more
150 150 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

Museum Spotlight: Doughboy Exhibit

World War I introduced the United States and the world to an entirely new way of war. The immense destruction of the Great War, the “war to end all wars,” had not been fathomed by participants on either side of the conflict. Though the United States did not join the fight until many countries had…

read more
907 1024 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

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…

read more
591 266 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

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…

read more
150 150 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

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…

read more
1024 628 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

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.…

read more
1024 576 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

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…

read more
150 150 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

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…

read more