Alabama Veterans Museum

Meet Chief Warrant Officer 4 (CW4) Anthony Lindner
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Meet Chief Warrant Officer 4 (CW4) Anthony Lindner

Meet Chief Warrant Officer 4 (CW4) Anthony Lindner. Anthony was born in Esslingen, Germany in 1947. His father, an American...
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Meet Army Spec 5 Flavious (Teddy) Dutton
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Meet Army Spec 5 Flavious (Teddy) Dutton

Teddy was born in Lawrence County, AL in March of 1946, and he grew up in Hatton. While working at...
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Meet Major James Tyre Benefield, US Army (R)
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Meet Major James Tyre Benefield, US Army (R)

Tyre is our newest volunteer at the Alabama Veterans Museum. He was born in LaGrange, Georgia on February 5, 1952...
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A Time to be Thankful! – Alabama Veterans’ Museum
Alabama Veterans' Museum

A Time to be Thankful! – Alabama Veterans’ Museum

I really can’t believe that it is November already; as usual this has been a very busy month for the...
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Coffee Call at the Veterans Museum
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Coffee Call at the Veterans Museum

I am sure that when Billy Duncan started “Coffee Call” he never imagined it would turn into one of the...
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Alabama Veterans’ Museum – Honoring our Fallen Heroes
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Alabama Veterans’ Museum – Honoring our Fallen Heroes

“Honoring our fallen heroes, that’s what it is all about.” That was the answer I received when I asked Bobby...
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Alabama Veterans’ Museum – I Hear Footsteps Behind Me!
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Alabama Veterans’ Museum – I Hear Footsteps Behind Me!

It has been said that “imitation is the highest form of flattery.” If that is the case, a few weeks...
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Yvonne Dempsey – From The Alabama Veterans’ Museum
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Yvonne Dempsey – From The Alabama Veterans’ Museum

March is celebrated as National Women’s History Month in thousands of communities and military bases throughout the world. This month...
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AMVETS – Alabama Veterans’ Museum
Alabama Veterans' Museum

AMVETS – Alabama Veterans’ Museum

This will be the second article in a series I will be featuring about our local Veterans’ organizations. I hope...
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Alabama Veterans' Museum

Once A Marine, Always A Marine!

As the Marine Corps celebrates its 240th Anniversary, it is time to remember, reflect, and honor our Corps and the...
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From The Veterans’ Museum – The Governor’s Own
Alabama Veterans' Museum

From The Veterans’ Museum – The Governor’s Own

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Alabama Veterans’ Museum – The Museum And Matching Funds
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Alabama Veterans’ Museum – The Museum And Matching Funds

The Alabama Veterans Museum was formed to create, maintain and operate an institution to honor and perpetuate the memories of...
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Alabama Veterans’ Museum Militaria Show
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Alabama Veterans’ Museum Militaria Show

The Alabama Veterans’ Museum and Archives will hold its first Militaria Show on Friday, Sept 18th from 12 pm –...
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9/11 Heroes Run – Alabama Veterans’ Museum
Alabama Veterans' Museum

9/11 Heroes Run – Alabama Veterans’ Museum

On September 12, 2015, the first 9/11 Heroes Run will be held in Athens. The run, which is being managed...
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Meet Jim Watson – From The Alabama Veterans’ Museum
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Meet Jim Watson – From The Alabama Veterans’ Museum

James L. (Jim) Watson is a true hometown hero because he continually strives to make Athens a better place to...
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Who Inspires You?
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Who Inspires You?

Honor the fallen while challenging the living and sign up for the 9/11 Heroes Run-Athens, Alabama today at http://www.travismanion.org/. The...
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If Not Me…Then Who?
Alabama Veterans' Museum

If Not Me…Then Who?

Honor The Fallen by Challenging the Living: 9/11 Heroes Run When Whitney Hollingsworth came to the museum to talk about...
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You’re A Grand Old Flag
Alabama Veterans' Museum

You’re A Grand Old Flag

It seems no one truly knows for certain who designed our nation’s first flag. It is thought to have been...
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Lt. General Larry Wyche To Speak At Annual Memorial Day Ceremony
Alabama Veterans' Museum

Lt. General Larry Wyche To Speak At Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

Memorial Day was started in 1868 when the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) started “Decoration Day” as the time...
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Women’s History and The Gulf War (2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991)
Alabama Veterans' Museum Special Feature

Women’s History and The Gulf War (2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991)

After talks between Iraq and Kuwait failed to resolve grievances over oil prices, Iraq’s president Saddam Hussein decided to invade...
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