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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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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 former journalist, has followed in her parents’ footsteps by continuing the foundation’s tradition of innovative …

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The Origins of U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal

By CSM James H. Clifford, USA-Ret. Among the many developments to come out of the World War II experience, the establishment of a bomb disposal organization is one of the more interesting. Until then, the Army had no bomb disposal apparatus. The seeds of Army bomb disposal were planted out of the necessity of World …

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Bell Helicopter Contributes $1 Million to National Army Museum

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, has contributed $1 million to the National Museum of the United States Army to sponsor its iconic Bell UH-1 Iroquois Utility Helicopter as the featured macro artifact of the Museum’s Vietnam War exhibit. Bob Hastings, Bell Helicopter’s Senior Vice President of Communications & Government Affairs and Chief of Staff, …

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Army Women Support Museum’s Veterans’ Hall

The Army Women Veterans’ Association of Northern Virginia is the latest organization to help sponsor the Veterans’ Hall in the future National Museum of the United States Army. Association President LTC Laura Wages (USA-Ret.) and several chapter members recently visited The Army Historical Foundation (AHF) headquarters to personally present their donation which places the Northern …

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