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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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Brick Program Reaches New Success

Another milestone has been reached as the Army Historical Foundation’s (AHF’s) commemorative brick program continues to “pave the way to history.”  The program recently received its 5000th brick order.  Four bricks were purchased by Robert J. Pfleghardt to honor himself and his family members whose service began in World War I.  Pfleghardt, of Springfield, Va.,…

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Registry Spinoffs Go Active; Galloway Enrolled

The Army Historical Foundation (AHF) is pleased to announce two new complementary facets of the Registry of the American Soldier—the Registry of the Army Community and the Registry of the Animals in Service to the Army.  Both registries will eventually be enshrined in the National Museum of the United States Army. Joseph Lee “Joe” Galloway,…

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Awards Announced for Excellence in U.S. Army History Writing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 16 June 2016 Arlington, VA – At its Nineteenth Annual Members’ Meeting, held 16 June 2016 at the Association of the United States Army Building in Arlington, Virginia, the Army Historical Foundation recognized six books and three articles as outstanding achievements in writing on U.S. Army history.  General Gordon R. Sullivan, USA-Ret.,…

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Why My Brick? – Martha Iverson-Carpenter

As supporters of the National Museum of the United States Army continue to purchase Commemorative Bricks, they also continue to contribute stories to the “Why My Brick” program which allows individuals to explain the impetus for their specific brick purchases.  Ms. Martha Iverson-Carpenter of Ames, Iowa, recently shared the stories behind five brick purchases.  These…

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