b'National Guard The National MuseumNational Guard The National Museum U.S. Coast Guard Memorial Museum of the U.S. Navy Memorial Museum of the U.S. NavyMuseumhttps:/ tory.org/museums-sites/us-coast-guard-academy-museum/seahiswww.ngef.org/national-guard-memorial-museum Naval History and Heritage Commandwww.ngef.org/national-guard-memorial-museum Naval History and Heritage Command The U. S. Coast Guards rich heritage dates back toThe National Guard Memorial Museum is the first www.history.navy.mil/content/history/museums/nmusn.html The National Guard Memorial Museum is the first www.history.navy.mil/content/history/museums/nmusn.htmland only national museum dedicated to telling the story1790, with the establishment of the Revenue Marine. and only national museum dedicated to telling the story The National Museum of the U.S. Na The National Museum of the U.S. Navy was established of the National Guard. First opened as the National GuardThe United States Revenue Cutter Servicvy was established e was of the National Guard. First opened as the National Guard Heritage Gallery in 1976 in time for Americas bicentennialestablished b ongress on August 4, 1790 as vy Heritage Gallery in 1976 in time for Americas bicentennial in 1961 and opened ty an act of Co the public in 1963. As one of 14 Na in 1961 and opened to the public in 1963. As one of 14 Navy museums throughout the countryec, it is the only one that ommendation of Secretary celebration, the museum originally explored the origins ofthe Revenue-Marine upon the r celebration, the museum originally explored the origins ofmuseums throughout the country, it is the only one that presents an o e as an armed the Guard through a series of artifacts and dioramas.of the Treasury Aleverview of U.S. naxander Hamiltval histon.toryo serv.presents an overview of U.S. naval history. customs enforcement servicemporary exhibitions ce. As time pasommemorsed, the servicate ethe Guard through a series of artifacts and dioramas. Today, the museum covers over 375 years of Guard history,Permanent and t Permanent and temporary exhibitions commemorategradually g y legislation,Today, the museum covers over 375 years of Guard history, beginning with the first muster in 1636 and ending with thethe Navys warained mistime hersions either voes and battles as woluntarily or bell as its the Navys wartime heroes and battles as well as itspeacincluding those of a military natur , beginning with the first muster in 1636 and ending with the etime contributions in exploration, diplomacye.peacetime contributions in exploration, diplomacy,current foreign and domestic missions that Guardsmen carryThe Revenue Cutter Service was generally referred to ascurrent foreign and domestic missions that Guardsmen carry navigation and humanitarian service. navigation and humanitarian service.out today. Uniforms, firearms, battle gear and other artifactsthe Revenue-Marine until July 31, 1894, when it was officially Today The National Museum of the U.S. Navy is the out today. Uniforms, firearms, battle gear and other artifacts are featured throughout the exhibit space.renamed the Revenue Cutter Service. Today The National Museum of the U.S. Navy is theonly naval museum to chronicle the history of the are featured throughout the exhibit space. The Revenue Cutter Service operated under the authority only naval museum to chronicle the history of theU.S. Navy from its creation to the present. of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. On January 28, 1915,U.S. Navy from its creation to the present. Artifacts like USS Constitutions fighting top, thethe service was merged by an act of Congress with theArtifacts like USS Constitutions fighting top, theworlds deepest diving submersible, Trieste, and theUnited States Life-Saving Service to form the United Statesworlds deepest diving submersible, Trieste, and thekhaki unif ormer Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Coast Guarorm of fd. khaki uniform of former Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz make TAs one of the fir s collection second to none. es,he Navy Museumst branches of the U.S. armed servic make The Navy Museums collection second to none.the Ce than 90 d has preserved a small but rhe National Museum epresentativeMore than 90,000 individuals visit The National Museum Mor oast Guar,000 individuals visit Tof the U.S. Navy annually. Admist and arsion ttifacts fro the Museum and its om the Revenue National Museum Photo by jpellgen collection that includes ar of the U.S. Navy annually. Admission to the Museum and its progr er Servicee. e, the Life-Saving Service, the Lighthouse Cuttams is fr programs is free. Service, the Bureau of Navigation and the Stvy is pareamboat t ofThe National Museum of the U.S. Naof the Marine Corps The Foundation was established in 1979 as a non-profitInspection Servic e Command which includes The National Museum of the U.S. Navy is part ofthe Naval History & Heritage. a librTaryhe c, arollection also includes ar the Naval History & Heritage Command which includeschives, and photographic and other rtifacts from thresearoughout chthe modern era including personal materials, uniforms,a library, archives, and photographic and other research501(c)(3) organization to support the historical programs offacilities. A Monument to HONOR, COURAGE & COMMITMENT equipment, and tools. facilities. the Marine Corps in ways not possible through governmentWhile at the Washington Navy Yard, please also comeU.S. Coast Guard Academy While at the Washington Navy Yard, please also comeThe National Museum of the Marine Corps is a lastingfunds. The Foundations current primary mission is to secureto the museums Cold War Gallery.15 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320-4195tribute to U.S. Marines, past, present, and future. Situatedthe necessary funding to complete the construction of theAll visitors must have a valid photo ID to enter theto the museums Cold War Gallery.www.history.uscg.mil/Museumon a 135-acre site adjacent to Marine Corps Base Quantico,National Museum of the Marine Corps. They also supportWashington Navy Yard to visit the National Museum All visitors must have a valid photo ID to enter the Virginia, and under the command of Marine Corps University,the Museums volunteer and educational programs. of the United States Navy.Washington Navy Yard to visit the National Museumthe Museums soaring design evokes the image of the flag-raisersThe museum opened in 2006 with 200 years of MarineThe National Coast Guardof the United States Navy. Courtesy photo Visitors without a DoD CAC, Uniformed ID and Privileges of Iwo Jima and beckons visitors to this 120,000-square-footCorps history depicting Americas 911 force from theCard, USG-issued ID, Federal PIV Credentials, or TWIC orCourtesy photo Visitors without a DoD CAC, Uniformed ID and Privileges structure. World-class interactive exhibits using the mostThe museum concludes with the newly renovated Museum project Card, USG-issued ID, Federal PIV Credentials, or TWIC or American Revolution to Vietnam. an escort with one of these credentials must report to the 9/11 Era Gallery, which focuses on how the National GuardThe museum concludes with the newly renovatedinnovative technology surround visitors with irreplaceableIn 2015 construction was started for expansion of theVisitor Control Center (VCC) at the primary access gate at 11than escort with one of these credentials must report to the has transformed from a strategic reserve into an operationalwww.coastguardmuseum.org/ 9/11 Era Gallery, which focuses on how the National Guard artifacts and immerse them in the sights and sounds ofmuseum. The new wing will nearly double in size, growingand O Streets SE (GPS address is 1022 O Street SE, Washington,Visitor Control Center (VCC) at the primary access gate at 11th force since the terrorist attacks in 2001. has transformed from a strategic reserve into an operational Marines in action. from 112,000 square feet to 200,000 square feet by 2020.Contract # 5165 Creole Du GraceThe National Coast Guard Museum Association isThe National Guards story transcends all eras of ourDC). The VCC is open weekdays, 6:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. J force since the terrorist attacks in 2001. J and O Streets SE (GPS address is 1022 O Street SE, Washington, The Museum is a public-private partnership between the The expansion is being completed in stages and will featurecommitted to building a world-class Museum that will not nations history, encompassing millions of citizen-soldiers2020 Military Appreciation Resource Book The National Guards story transcends all eras of ourDC). The VCC is open weekdays, 6:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.U.S. Marine Corps and the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation. the addition of an IMAX-style movie theater, refurbished aircraftonly honor the heritage of the U.S. Coast Guard, but also past and present. Now, more than ever, Guardsmen are beingnations history, encompassing millions of citizen-soldiers and combat vehicles along with a host of new exhibits. provide to the public a gateway to discover Coast Guard life.Here at Creole De Graw, we feature a asked tExhibits will cover Marine missions in Panama and oad. Today thereInteractive exhibits, programs, public and private past and present. Now, more than ever, Guardsmen are being o do more, both domestically and abr mouth-watering selection of French inspired dishes.are nearly 470,000 Citizen Soldieracks bombing in Beirut, Ls and Airmen comprising ebanon;partnerships, and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathasked to do more, both domestically and abroad. Today there Grenada, the deadly barrWednesdays- Kids Eat Free!the Army and Air National Guart Storm and Deserd in 54 statt Shield; and the wes, territories, ars in(STEM)-based educational programs and leadership trainingare nearly 470,000 Citizen Soldiers and Airmen comprising operations DeserThursdays- Live Jazz MusicIraq and Afghanistan. olumbia, spanning more than 3,300Sunday Brunch and Bloody Mary Barand the District of C opportunities are expected to be a formidable part of thethe Army and Air National Guard in 54 states, territories, The new wing also will house a host of authentic artifactsEveryday Happy Hour: American communities. Members of the National GuardMuseum experience. and the District of Columbia, spanning more than 3,300 servused during this period, including a r National Coast Guard Museum Associations board, e both their states and their nation, making the efurbished F/ A-18Featuring Drink & Appetizer Specialsfighter jet, an AH-d the only U.S. military servic announced at a ceremony in late Juy that the first phase American communities. Members of the National Guard National Guar 1W Super Cobra helicopte that handles er, an M60A1Wednesday to Saturday: 11 AMClosingtank, an MRAP-All Terrain Vehicle, drones and more. serve both their states and their nation, making thedomestic and international missions in a unique state-federalof construction is projected to start in early 2020.Sunday: Brunch from 10 AM - 3 PMDinner: 3 PM - 8 PM National Guard the only U.S. military service that handles near the Marine Corpe and hers Base inoism f Quanor prtico,esent The final design, which was approved by the board Closed: Monday & Tuesday parLtnerocashipted . Honoring their servic domestic and international missions in a unique state-federal earlierPhone: 443-502-8191Virgine gia,ener thisations is our dut this year, features an 80,000-square-foot, five-story, and futurmuseum featury and calling.es interactive exhibits thatpartnership. Honoring their service and heroism for present surround visitors with artifacts and immerse them in theinteractive museum. 400 North Union Avenue, Havre De Grace, MD 21078Visit the National Guard Museum and Library! and future generations is our duty and calling.sights and sounds of Marines in action. The Museum will be built on the waterfront, next to the Marine Corps Photo One Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001 www.backfinbluesgroup.comwww.usmcmuseum.com/marine-corps-links.htmlCross Sound Ferry Terminal inNew London, Connecticut. Visit the National Guard Museum and Library!Free and open to the publicMonFri, except holidays. Courtesy photo One Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001Free and open to the publicMonFri, except holidays.Aberdeen Proving Ground Military Appreciation Resource Magazine 27'