March 9, 2017
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First Command presents sabers to Museum 7 March 2017

On Tuesday, 7 March 2017, MG (Ret) Pat Sculley, the Foundation’s VP for Development, accepted two ceremonial sabers from representatives of First Command at the Museum.  The sabers are replicas of circa 1840 US Army sabers carried by US Army Surgeons on the General Staff from that era through the Civil War.  A dream of the Museum Director, George Wunderlich, these sabers will be displayed in the Museum and available for  ceremonies and other special […]
February 17, 2017
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Museum Foundation holds Quarterly Board meeting and Neel Award 27 January 2017

The Army Medical Museum Foundation Board of Directors held their quarterly meeting on Friday, 27 January 2017 at the Museum with BG (Ret) Dan Perugini, Foundation Chairman  presiding.  The foremost event was the 2016 MG Spurgeon Neel Writing Award presentation.  The award for the best military medical essay submitted to the award committee was presented to Benjamin Cameron Schaffer for his article “Enduring for the Patient’s Sake” – a gripping look at the challenges and […]
November 11, 2016
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Foundation supports MEDCOM Best Medic 2016 Competition

On Friday, 28 October, the Museum Foundation hosted breakfast for 60 candidates, cadre, chain of command, and family members to mark the completion of the 2016 Army Best Medic Competition.  The annual competition took place at Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis, Texas, and wrapped up on Thursday, 27 October. The winners were announced Friday at an award ceremony at the Army Medical Department Center and School at Ft Sam Houston. The Museum Foundation is […]
November 11, 2016
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Volunteers bring medical history alive at Museum

As part of the 2016 Best Medic Competition’s culminating events on Friday, 28 October, local volunteers brought medical history to life on the Museum grounds.  Best Medic attendees and Museum visitors were delighted to interact with Civil War corpsmen and surgeons, a WWI nurse, and a WWII medic.  A Civil War era hospital with tents, cots, equipment and even three Army mules were present and ready for action.  Visitors also enjoyed looking over a WWI […]