Alabama Veterans Museum

Museum Committee Seeks Entrants For Veterans Day Parade
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Museum Committee Seeks Entrants For Veterans Day Parade

By: Sandra Thompson A committee made up of members from the Alabama Veterans Museum, local service organizations, and volunteers is...
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Meet Colonel Donald E. Woodard
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Meet Colonel Donald E. Woodard

By: Sandra Thompson Col. “Don” Woodard was born on 5 September 1941, in rural Johnston County (near Princeton) North Carolina,...
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Meet Lillian Pennington State President of the Alabama Children of the American Revolution (CAR)
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Meet Lillian Pennington State President of the Alabama Children of the American Revolution (CAR)

By: Sandra Thompson It is always wonderful to see our youth get excited about their history, and there is certainly...
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The Veterans’ Memorial Mural Project
Alabama Veterans' Museum

The Veterans’ Memorial Mural Project

By: Sandra Thompson If you have been down Pryor Street in the last couple of weeks, you have probably noticed...
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Battle of Midway
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Battle of Midway

By: Sandra Thompson June seems to be a very busy month for battles! Most everyone is aware of D-Day, June...
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Meet MSgt Eric M. Hertzig
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Meet MSgt Eric M. Hertzig

By: Sandra Thompson MSgt Hertzig was born in Wallace, Idaho, in 1960 and grew up in Brigham City, Utah. While...
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COVID-19 And The Military
Alabama Veterans' Museum

COVID-19 And The Military

By: Sandra Thompson I have been asked several times since the pandemic started, “How are veterans holding up during this...
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Meet Major Franklin L. Grose
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Meet Major Franklin L. Grose

By: Sandra Thompson Major Grose was born on 22 March 1946 in Raven, Virginia, and spent his childhood there. In...
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Welcome Home, Vietnam Veterans!
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Welcome Home, Vietnam Veterans!

By: Sandra Thompson On Thursday, March 26, we will be honoring our Vietnam veterans with a special program at our...
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Meet SGT Shannon Thrasher host of the Two Gun Charity Match!
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Meet SGT Shannon Thrasher host of the Two Gun Charity Match!

By: Sandra Thompson With a new year come exciting new events, and on April 18, 2020, it comes in the...
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Congratulations To Our Volunteer Of The Year, Ms. Julia Smith!
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Congratulations To Our Volunteer Of The Year, Ms. Julia Smith!

By: Sandra Thompson Each year the Board of Directors chooses a volunteer who has gone above and beyond the call...
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Meet MSG Robert Willis Utecht!
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Meet MSG Robert Willis Utecht!

By: Sandra Thompson This has been an absolute stellar year for the Alabama Veterans Museum, so many good things happening...
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Entrants Sought For The Annual Veterans Day Parade!
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Entrants Sought For The Annual Veterans Day Parade!

By: Sandra Thompson Honoring our veterans, that is what it is all about, and we try to do it every...
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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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