Americans in Wartime Experience

Press Releases

December 10, 2020
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On December 10th, 2010, the Voices of Freedom conducted their first interview at an office in Woodridge, VA. Over the last ten years, the VOF have conducted 490 interviews with veterans of wars and conflicts from World War II to the current War on Terror. From the beaches of Normandy, to the jungles of Vietnam, to the deserts of the Middle East, they have captured and preserved unique stories of Americans in wartime. Combat veterans, first responders on 9/11, and civilians who played a critical part in the war effort, such as “Rosie the Riveters”, and USO dancers have all sat down to tell their stories.

May 29, 2020
Artifact Donated
On April 28, 2020 a donation to the National Museum of Americans in Wartime was made by Caroline Kilgore, a World War II Rosie Riveter, and received by Jim Bish, a representative of the Museum. The donation is an aileron wing structure made of materials from an American World War II aircraft.

November 4, 2019
The Board of Trustees of the National Museum of Americans in Wartime (NMAW) has named Dennis G. Brant to serve as its Chief Executive Officer. His appointment is effective November 4th, 2019.

February 12, 2019

Statement from Allan D. Cors, Founding Chairman 

John D. Jenkins personified the best in American citizenry and patriotism.

He proudly served his country as an Army Lieutenant Colonel during two tours of duty in Vietnam. He then dedicated his life to public service and was a role model for all.

The Americans in Wartime Experience explores the impact of war and conflict on America since WWI. It honors those who served in the military and on the home front and highlights the values they demonstrated in serving – duty, honor, and courage. It examines how periods of conflict have profoundly shaped American society. It educates visitors about the costs of war, both on a personal and social level. It challenges visitors to remember the service and sacrifices made by their fellow citizens to preserve and defend our freedoms. LEARN MORE

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