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Written By: Patrick R Jennings, Ph.D. Chief, Programs and Education, National Museum of the United States Army Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division prepare to fire a training round from a Davy Crockett at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, 14 May 1962. (National Archives) Following the Korean War, U.S. military leadership envisioned an army whose historic virtues would…

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“We’re Very Close To Making This Museum a Reality. . . .” — General Gordon R. Sullivan (USA-Ret.) Chairman, Army Historical Foundation

On a crisp morning just before Thanksgiving, a crowd of Soldiers, Army veterans, and Army supporters joined more than 200 steel workers gathered on a construction site at Fort Belvoir to watch as the nal steel beam of the National Museum of the United States Army was lifted into place. The historic moment capped a year…

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Battalion Sponsors Bench to Honor Unit, Comrade

Conceptual rendering courtesy of Eisterhold Associates Inc. Veterans of the 3d Battalion, 16th Field Artillery Regiment who served in Vietnam have come together to sponsor an exterior bench at the National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA). The sponsorship comes from a four- month campaign to raise funds—$10,000 in total—for a bench to be…

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Why My Brick

Supporters of the National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA) continue to purchase commemorative bricks as a lasting tribute that will be placed at on the NMUSA campus. Bricks have been purchased by supporters to honor Soldiers, Army units, Army families, Department of the Army civilians, Museum and Army supporters, and others. In addition…

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AHF and Microsoft Host Joint Reception

The Army Historical Foundation (AHF) and partner Microsoft Corporation hosted a joint reception in honor of the National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA) for Washington, D.C.’s government affairs community at Microsoft’s K Street Innovation & Policy Center on October 30, 2017. Microsoft provided drinks and hors d’oeuvres for guests while they enjoyed interactive…

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Grassroots Spotlight: James Oliveri

Our Grassroots Volunteer Program continues to gain new and enthused volunteers. This issue, we highlight James Oliveri of Melville, NY, who has been a volunteer for the Army Historical Foundation (AHF) spreading news and updates about the National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA) since September 2016. He explained, “It is important for me…

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Museum Spotlight: Changing World

Changing World, the final gallery within the National Museum of the United States Army’s Fighting for the Nation Galleries, will be an artifact-, audio/visual-, and information- intense gallery that covers the most dynamic and global periods of U.S. Army history. Beginning with the end of the Cold War, the gallery will focus on the changing…

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Photographer Tracks Museum Progress From the Air

Those amazing aerial photos tracking the site preparation and construction on the National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA) that have been featured in On Point and Call To Duty of late are the expert work of Colonel Duane Lempke, (USA-Ret.), a celebrated photographer/author specializing in aerial, architectural, and commercial photography. Shooting in the air from a Hughes H-500 helicopter piloted by…

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V-Mail

During WW II the U.S. Army found several ways to protect its Soldiers. Steel helmets guarded their heads against shrapnel and flying debris, socks and boots kept feet warm and covered, while coats and wool caps kept the cold away. There were bibles issued that chaplains provided to keep souls safe and secure and there was, occasionally, warm food to fortify the stomach.…

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New Museum Online Store Open

The holidays are upon us and that means it’s the season for gift giving! The new National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA) Online Store launched this fall to ensure that the Army veterans and military history buffs on your list get the perfect gift. “The new store is filled with Museum and Army-related…

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