July 31, 2020 | Destinations, In the News

National September 11 Memorial & Museum

By far one of the most powerful experiences we’ve had  in recent memory was our visit to the September 11 Museum in New York City.

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Stephen Coonts on his favorite military history destinations

“I have a half-dozen military aviation museums that I visit every time I am in town, but my favorites are the Udvar-Hazy Center of the National […]

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July 29, 2020 | Destinations, Experts, In the News

“Museums inspire future generations to military service and commemorate the ascendance of our great democracy.”

As a Navy veteran, aviator and reservist, I have always found military museums to be an amazing tool to capture the continuity between contemporary […]

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“Dad not only came to life in the museum but every plane brought out a story.”

“I’ll always be grateful for our family visit to the National Museum of Naval Aviation in Pensacola, Florida. Our son had […]

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“An absolute gem of aviation history displayed in an impeccable environment.”

“My first taste of aviation came from an early childhood visit to the National Air and Space Museum. I still to this day have the picture […]

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July 22, 2020 | Destinations, In the News

Brighten this Friday with the romance of the Lafayette Escadrille

Poster art from the forthcoming movie. Few names in aviation history have the romance and mystique of the Lafayette Escadrille, the “founding squadron of American aviation […]

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“After your visit, you’ll never look at the surface of the sea the same way again.”

Marc Wortman is the author most recently of 1941: Fighting the Shadow War: A Divided America in a World at War. His biography, Admiral Hyman Rickover: Engineer […]

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July 17, 2020 | Destinations, In the News

A unique new perspective on Pearl Harbor

A relic from the USS Arizona on display at the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, removed from the wreck in 1962 during construction of the iconic memorial […]

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“I hated history … until I went to a museum!”

“Growing up, I hated history….it always seemed so unimportant and far away from me in time and space….until I went to a museum. There, the past […]

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picture of Colonel Walter M. Herd

Every Soldier a historian … and every Citizen too?

Colonel Walter M. Herd was commander, Joint Special Operations Command in Afghanistan before retiring to write his autobiography, Unconventional Warrior.  We asked him to share his […]

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