August 4, 2017
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Foundation holds Quarterly Board meeting

On Friday, 28 July 2017, the Museum Foundation held its quarterly board meeting at the museum.  Among the business discussed were several highlights.  First, during MG (R) Pat Sculley’s Capital Campaign update, was the announcement that we have received a $250,000 donation to the Capital Campaign from the Linn Foundation.  We expect that this magnanimous gift will open the door with other large Foundations to consider similar gifts to our campaign.  MG Sculley reported a […]
August 4, 2017
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Museum Foundation supports MEDCOM 2017 Best Warrior events

The Museum Foundation recently supported the MEDCOM’s 2017 Best Warrior competition with a competitor breakfast and awards at the final ceremony.  Previously known as the MEDCOM NCO and Soldier of the Year contest, the Best Warrior competition tests NCOs and Soldiers on primarily warrior skills in a tough week-long competition at Camp Bullis.  Twelve candidates, all carrying medical MOSs, from around the globe competed in the grueling Texas heat at Bullis.  At the breakfast on […]
June 26, 2017
LBH Kit

Foundation acquires Surgeon’s Kit from Battle of Little Big Horn

As part of the Foundation’s goal to enhance the artifact collection of the Army Medical Museum, the Foundation is excited to announce the acquisition of a rare artifact from the Battle of the Little Big Horn.  A US Army surgeon’s kit recently became available for purchase from a private collection.  This one-of-a-kind item was owned by 1LT George Edwin Lord (February 17, 1846 – June 25, 1876) a U.S. Army Assistant Surgeon in the 7th Cavalry who […]
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 […]