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Director's Seminar

Making the Museum

October 6 at 7:00 p.m. EDT
A panel discussion of how the National Army Museum was imagined, planned and constructed.

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Virtual Program

“Queen Anne’s War” Book Talk

October 14 at 7:00 p.m. EDT
Author Michael G. Laramie discusses how
the War of the Spanish Succession reshaped North America.

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Virtual Program

Fall Symposium

Colonial Conflicts ~ Virtual Symposium ~ October 18-22
Explore the origins of the U.S. Army with
leading historians and museum educators.

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Virtual Exhibit

WE REMEMBER

“Army Resolve: Looking Back at 9/11”
An online exhibit commemorating the 20th anniversary.

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National Museum of the United States Army

The National Museum of the United States Army celebrates over 245 years of Army history and honors our nation’s Soldiers—past, present and future—the regular Army, the Army Reserve and the Army National Guard.

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Events

Articles

Rebuilding in Germany, circa 1948. The sign on the wall says “Berlin Emergency Program, with Marshall Plan help.”
Article
Foreign Aid in an Era of Great Power Competition

Foreign Aid in an Era of Great Power Competition [Source: “Foreign Aid in an Era…

Map of Gettysburg
Article
Leadership Lessons from Gettysburg

Leadership Lessons from Gettysburg [Source: “Leadership Lessons from Gettysburg”, U.S Army, Strategy Bridge,  November 17,…

man giving a lecture
Article
The Role of MILITARY HISTORY in the CONTEMPORARY ACADEMY

The Role of MILITARY HISTORY in the CONTEMPORARY ACADEMY [Source: “The Roleof Military History in…

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Article
Assault on Fortress Europe : Military Deception and Operation Fortitude South

Assault on Fortress Europe Military Deception and Operation Fortitude South  [Source: “Assault on Fortress Europe…

Image of US Army Soldiers Crossing a Bridge in Bahgdad
Articles
The 2003 Battle of Baghdad

The 2003 Battle of Baghdad A Case Study of Urban Battle during Large-Scale Combat Operations…

Union army Balloon Corps ground crew replenishing the balloon Intrepid at Fair Oaks, Virginia, May 1862, during the American Civil War.
History
“The Infernal Balloon” Union Aeronautics During the American Civil War

The Infernal Balloon [Source: “The Infernal Balloon”, ARMYHISTORY, Web, Fall 2014 PB 20-14-4 (No. 93)…

WHAT'S IN A NAME?
History
WHAT’S IN A NAME?

WHAT’S IN A NAME? [Source: “WHAT’S IN A NAME?”, WAR ROOM, Web,  January 2, 2020]…

The 10th Cavalry
History
The Eight Essential Characteristics of Army Officership: BE A STUDENT OF HISTORY

The Eight Essential Characteristics of Army Officership: BE A STUDENT OF HISTORY [Source: “The Eight…

U.S. Army Spc. Daniel Rivera, a Michigan National Guard Soldier and CH-47 helicopter repairer deployed with Bravo Company, 628th Aviation Support Battalion, 28th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade, takes the oath of allegiance during a naturalization ceremony at the 28th ECAB's mobilization station at Fort Hood, Texas. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Derek Dumas)
Articles
Soldier becomes US citizen before deployment

Soldier becomes US citizen before deployment [Source: “Soldier becomes US citizen before deployment”, Army Mil,…

Col. Monica Lawson, who serves as the chief of recruiting for the Army chaplaincy, receives her colonel rank during a promotion ceremony Sept. 2, 2020. Lawson became the Army's first active-duty African-American female chaplain to be promoted to colonel. (Photo Credit: Courtesy photo )
Articles
Chaplain Corps honors first active-duty African-American female colonel

Chaplain Corps honors first active-duty African-American female colonel [Source: “Chaplain Corps honors first active-duty African-American…