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Posted on Jun 12, 2013 in History News

New Annual Book Prize for Works of Military History

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation announced today the establishment of the Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History. The prize, which carries an award of $50,000, will be awarded annually in recognition of the best book in the field of military history published in English during the preceding year.

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Posted on May 21, 2013 in Stuff We Like

Free Museum Admission for Members of Armed Services

For the fourth year, Blue Star Families and its partners have arranged free admission for military personnel and up to five family members at museums across America. For the summer of 2013, over 2,000 museums with a diverse range of offerings are participating.

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Posted on Aug 21, 2012 in Stuff We Like

USS Constitution Sails Again!

The USS Constitution, the oldest commissioned warship still afloat sailed from its berth in Charleston, Mass., Aug. 19, 2012, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the ship’s victory over HMS Guerriere.

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Posted on Sep 7, 2011 in Stuff We Like

‘Believe in Heroes’ Campaign

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) has launched a new initiative created to rally Americans to put the veteran back in Veterans Day. Believe in Heroes™ calls on Americans to recognize the enormous sacrifices made by our newest generation of veterans.

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Posted on Mar 29, 2011 in Stuff We Like

An Officer and a Movie on Military Channel

A new Military Channel series, An Officer and a Movie, pairs host Lou Diamond Phillips, with retired and active duty officers who lived through major battles or have an expertise in the conflicts depicted in notable Hollywood films.

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Posted on Sep 17, 2010 in War College

Ride for Semper Fi Fundraiser

The Ride for Semper Fi helps raise money for Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund that assists Marines and sailors who are wounded or have life-threatening illnesses, and their families.

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Posted on Mar 8, 2010 in War College

The Marengo Museum and the Art of Keith Rocco

The Marengo Museum in Italy, dedicated to the 1800 Battle of Marengo during the wars of Napoleon, is undergoing a complete renovation of exhibits and galleries and has commissioned military artist Keith Rocco to create several original paintings.

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Posted on Apr 28, 2009 in Stuff We Like

D-Day Memorial Seeks D-Day Vets

The National D-Day Memorial is inviting all D-Day veterans from around the nation to gather at the nation’s memorial to the Normandy invasion for the 65th Anniversary of D-Day in June 2009.

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