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Holiday Gift-Giving Season Soon Arrives

The holiday gift-giving season will be upon us before we know it! Luckily, the Army Historical Foundation is here to help with gift ideas. The National Museum of the United States Army 2017 Calendar highlights Army art and history. Prized by both art and Army history enthusiasts alike, the calendar features pieces from the U.S. Army Center for Military History’s…

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Groundbreaking – A Major Museum Milestone!

The U.S. Army’s top civilian and military leaders joined Generals Gordon Sullivan (USA-Ret.) and William Hartzog (USA-Ret.), the Army Historical Foundation’s Chairman and Vice Chairman, respectively, for the September 14, 2016, official groundbreaking ceremony of the National Museum of the United States Army near the Fort Belvoir Golf Course on the installation’s North Post. The…

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Grassroots Volunteer Program Includes 1st Engineer Combat Battalion

Have you heard about the Grassroots Volunteer Program to support the campaign to build the National Museum of the United States Army?  There are plenty of ways to get involved, from hosting fundraising events to simply telling friends and family about the Museum project.   Grassroots Volunteer Dennis O’Dea has been involved in yet another…

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World War I Gas Alarm Rattle

Written By: Jimmy Price “Gas!” This lone word could strike fear and panic into the most stoic Doughboy in the American sector of the Western Front. By the time that the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) arrived in France, the use of poison gas was commonplace by the Allies and Central Powers alike. By war’s end,…

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Museum Spotlight: Lobby

Upon entering the National Museum of the United States Army, visitors will find themselves in the Museum Lobby—the gateway to the National Army Museum experience.  The inviting 7,500 square-foot Lobby will welcome and orient visitors to the various Museum galleries and activities.  The Lobby’s design will allow the Museum to meet multi-purpose needs during non-Museum…

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AHF’s Second Annual Golf Tournament a Success

The second Annual Army Historical Foundation teed-off the morning of June 17 and went off without a hitch!  Twenty-two teams arrived bright and early to the Fort Belvoir Golf Course for tee-off.  This is an increase from the eighteen teams that played at last year’s tournament.   Despite calls for rain all morning, the slight…

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AHF Annual Meeting Celebrates Army Birthday Through On Point

Over 100 Army Historical Foundation (AHF) members and their guests attended the 2016 Annual Member’s Meeting at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Conference and Event Center in Arlington, Va., on June 16.  The theme of the event was “Celebrating the Army Birthday through On Point.”   The evening’s activities began with an…

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L-3 Communications Increases Original Museum Gift by $1 Million

L-3 Communications, one of the nation’s largest defense contractors and leading providers of an extensive range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms, has gifted an additional $1,000,000 toward construction of the National Museum of the United States Army. “L-3 Communications was one of the first companies to step forward and make a leadership contribution in support of…

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In Memoriam: Howard Bushman

The Army Historical Foundation remembers Howard Marshall Bushman, attorney and longtime resident of McLean, Virginia.  Bushman, a member of the Army Historical Foundation, passed away on May 28, 2016, at the age of 70.  He was born in St. Louis, Missouri on June 19, 1945 to Leonard and Tama Bushman.  He graduated from Murray State…

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Honeywell Contributes $1,000,000 to Museum Campaign

Honeywell International Inc., a leading American multinational technology and manufacturing company with an association with the U.S. Army dating back to World War II, recently pledged $1,000,000 toward the construction of the National Museum of the United States Army. “We take enormous pride in Honeywell’s long-standing relationship with the Army,” said Honeywell Chairman and CEO…

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