November 11, 2016

AMEDD Museum welcomes new Director George Wunderlich

Foundation: Welcome to the AMEDD Museum George.  We are delighted to learn of your appointment as the new Executive Director of the US Army Medical Department Museum.  Tell us a little about yourself.  Where are you from?  What education, career choices, and experiences led you to San Antonio and our Museum? George: I was born in St. Louis and had every expectation of spending my life in the family commercial insurance business. However, as I […]
August 1, 2016
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Foundation purchases artifacts for the Museum

William Emerson Medical Insignia collection added to Museum Seizing a rare opportunity to enhance the AMEDD Museum’s artifact collection, the AMEDD Museum Foundation recently completed the purchase of the William Emerson medical insignia collection. The collection consisting of 274 items ranging from uniform and cap insignia to 19th century medical chevrons to a medical officer’s shoulder epaulettes from the early 1900’s was purchased for $13,430. William Emerson is a noted authority on US Army insignia. […]
August 1, 2016
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Foundation conducts quarterly Board of Directors Meeting

On Friday July 29, the AMEDD Foundation Board of Directors held its quarterly meeting. Conducted by Foundation Chairman, BG (Ret) Dan Perugini, highlights for the 36 attendees included updates by the Executive Committee on the Capital Campaign, recent donations and bequests, special projects, and new additions to the Board of Directors. The Foundation Treasurer, Barbara Becerra, provided a financial update and Margie O’Connell, Gift Shop Manager, updated the group on the present state of the […]
August 1, 2016
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Foundation accepts IHG Donation

International Hotel Group supports Foundation goals On June 29th, 2016 representatives from Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) made a $2000.00 donation to the AMEDD Museum Foundation. IHG, an international hotel group that manages a number of worldwide hotel brands such as Holiday Inn, Staybridge Suites, and Candlewood Suites, has contracted with the Army and Lendlease (the hotel owner group) to manage on-post lodging at Ft Sam Houston and 40 other Army posts in the US. IHG […]