Alabama Veterans Museum

Greetings from Gdansk, Poland!
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Greetings from Gdansk, Poland!

By: Sandra Thompson One of the first places to go when visiting Gdansk is the “Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej” (Museum...
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Rest In Peace Brother, We Have The Watch…A Sad Farewell
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Rest In Peace Brother, We Have The Watch…A Sad Farewell

By: Sandra Thompson Rest in peace brother, we have the watch… We say a sad farewell to Electrician’s Mate Petty...
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Honoring Korean War Veterans
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Honoring Korean War Veterans

By: Sandra Thompson We welcomed some special guests at our June Coffee Call. Sam and K.C. Bertling joined us to...
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Memorial Day Program Guest Speaker, Major General Jeff Drushal
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Memorial Day Program Guest Speaker, Major General Jeff Drushal

By: Sandra Thompson It is with great pleasure that I announce this year’s Memorial Day program guest speaker, Major General...
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A Memorial Day Welcome Home To Water Tender 2nd Class Edgar David Gross
Alabama Veterans' Museum

A Memorial Day Welcome Home To Water Tender 2nd Class Edgar David Gross

By: Sandra Thompson Memorial Day is a day for remembering and honoring military personnel who died in the service of...
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Honoring Women Heroes Every Month Of The Year!
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Honoring Women Heroes Every Month Of The Year!

By: Sandra Thompson Each year, the month of March is set aside to honor the women who have gone before...
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Celebrating Our Local African-American Heroes
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Celebrating Our Local African-American Heroes

By: Sandra Thompson I read with sadness the other day that we lost another special brother-in-arms, Tuskegee Airman John 'Captain...
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Meet CWO-4 (Chief Warrant Officer 4) Bob Borden
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Meet CWO-4 (Chief Warrant Officer 4) Bob Borden

By: Sandra Thompson Bob was born in a log cabin in 1946 and grew up in Charlestown, in the oldest...
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Flags Over Athens Program Needs Your Support!
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Flags Over Athens Program Needs Your Support!

By: Sandra Thompson It’s hard to believe another year is coming to a close; to say that 2018 went by...
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The 1343rd Engineering Battalion Reunites
Alabama Veterans' Museum

The 1343rd Engineering Battalion Reunites

By: Sandra Thompson The Korean War is often called “The Forgotten War” because many feel it is overshadowed by WWII...
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Meet Ewell Patterson Smith – Alabama Veteran’s Museum
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Meet Ewell Patterson Smith – Alabama Veteran’s Museum

By: Sandra Thompson Meet Ewell Patterson Smith (I have often wondered what the “P” stood for!) SK3 US Coast Guard....
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POW/MIA Recognition Day
Alabama Veterans' Museum

POW/MIA Recognition Day

By: Sandra Thompson Please join us on September 21at 11:00 a.m. as we commemorate Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA)...
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The 4th Annual 9/11 Heroes Run
Alabama Veterans' Museum

The 4th Annual 9/11 Heroes Run

By: Sandra Thompson It is time once again to “Honor the Fallen while Challenging the Living!” Join us on September...
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Alabama Veteran Museum Marks 20th Anniversary
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Alabama Veteran Museum Marks 20th Anniversary

By: Yvonne Dempsey North Alabama is visited by countless tourists each year, and one of the most visited attractions is...
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Alabama Veterans Museum Turns 20 Years Old!
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Alabama Veterans Museum Turns 20 Years Old!

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Memorial Day Program
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Memorial Day Program

By: Sandra Thompson The Alabama Veterans Museum will again host a Memorial Day program on May 28. It will be...
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Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives, Remembering Our Past…
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives, Remembering Our Past…

By: Sandra Thompson If you have been by the museum lately, you will have noticed a lot going on outside....
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Seeking Information for Memorial Day Program
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Seeking Information for Memorial Day Program

By: Sandra Thompson Memorial Day, formerly known as “Decoration Day” was started to honor Union soldiers who had died during...
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Meet EM3 Mike Hardy, US Navy
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Meet EM3 Mike Hardy, US Navy

By: Sandra Thompson Mike was born in Pittsburg, Kansas, in 1946 and grew up in several places, including Kansas, Kentucky,...
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Spotlight Veterans Remembered: SSgt Theo Calvin
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Spotlight Veterans Remembered: SSgt Theo Calvin

By: Sandra Thompson According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, only 558,000 of the 16 million Americans who served...
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