Patriot Park IMAX Observes Patriot Day with Digital Screenings of Soldiers’ Stories
New Documentary Honors Soldiers and Tells the Universal Experience of Combat September 8, 2014: This Thursday, September 11, 2014, the IMAX Theatre at the National Infantry Museum is proud to present free digital screenings of Soldiers’ Stories, an innovative new documentary exploring the experience of modern warfare from its tragic beginnings in the trenches of World War
Opelika (Alabama) resident to receive Medal of Honor
Opelika (Alabama) resident to receive Medal of Honor President Barack Obama will present the Medal of Honor to Opelika, Alabama resident and retired Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins on September 15 at the White House. A Fort Benning area press conference with Command Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins is scheduled for 1 p.m. on September
Parade Field to be Dedicated to the late Senator Daniel K. Inouye
Parade Field to be Dedicated to the late Senator Daniel K. Inouye The parade field adjacent to the National Infantry Museum will be named for Medal of Honor recipient, the late Senator Daniel K. Inouye, at 9:00 a.m. on September 12, 2014. A World War II veteran, Inouye enlisted shortly after the attack
Gen. Barry McCaffrey Rolled At Desert Storm Peak
“The purpose of leadership boils down to one central reality: Human organizations produce extraordinary success where they create teams capable of heroic behavior.” Meet Retired General Barry McCaffrey. General McCaffrey was a crucial leader in America’s Persian Gulf War triumph in 1991. At retirement in 1996 he was the most highly decorated serving General, having
Now Hiring at the National Infantry Museum!
The National Infantry Foundation is currently hiring full-time and part-time employees in the general maintenance department. Employees will be required to perform routine and extensive preventative maintenance and repair procedures on the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center grounds. The National Infantry Foundation’s mission is to honor Soldiers by supporting the National Infantry Museum and
NIM Celebrates 5th Birthday!
Under a blazing hot sun five years ago, retired General Colin Powell pointed to the symbolic Infantryman at the entrance of the new National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center and said, “Among many other things this is what we owe to those who went before. This is the place. This is the home. This is
Spring Edition of the Infantry Heritage Letter
What’s new at the National Infantry Museum? Learn of the many activities we hosted this Spring and are planning this Summer in the latest edition of the Infantry Heritage Letter, including: Details about Freedom Fest OCS 50th Reunion Held at the NIM Georgia Governor Visits the Vietnam Memorial Plaza Local Aussies Hold ANZAC Day Observance
World War II Veterans Invited to See D-Day 3D: Normandy 1944 for Free
IMAX film salutes veterans on 70th anniversary of fateful battle The National Infantry Museum will provide free admission to D-Day 3D: Normandy 1944 to WWII veterans and their families on Friday, June 6, the 70th anniversary of D-Day. “This is one small way we can say ‘thank you’ to the veterans who survived that historic assault,” said
Independence Day celebration combines American history and family fun Freedom Fest is this Friday, July 4 at the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center! The second annual community-wide Independence Day celebration will feature festival favorites and new attractions, too. The popular Silver Wings Parachute Demonstration Team will drop in to the parade field behind the
Summer 2014 Free Family Film Fest!
Every Tuesday and Wednesday this Summer, join us for some of your family’s favorite movies on the biggest screen in town! This year we’re showcasing a wide variety of brand new films and cult classics. From Frozen to Labyrinth and The Leg Movie to The Goonies, we’ve got something special for everyone in the family!