September 21, 2020

AMEDD Museum Foundation Announces Receipt of $480,000 Capital Campaign Grant

The AMEDD Museum Foundation is proud to announce the receipt of an extraordinary grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The grant, valued at $480,000, was received in August based on a grant application made by the Foundation staff earlier this year. Part of the “Save America’s Treasures” program, the IMLS distributed these grants and the matching funds to support the preservation of nationally significant historic properties and collections across America.  In […]
April 4, 2019

Foundation establishes COL Basil Pruitt and COL Beth LaNoue Memorial Funds – 2 April 2019

The recent passing of COL(Ret) Basil Pruitt, Jr and COL (Ret) Beth LaNoue inspired the AMEDD Museum Foundation executive committee to establish memorial funds in honor of them both. The funds donated in honor of Dr. Pruitt will be used for an exhibit of the advances in medicine flowing from his work at the Army’s Institute for Surgical Research, and the committee’s donations in honor of Beth LaNoue fund will be used to support ongoing […]
July 4, 2018

Corporate Donations for the Capital Campaign

Donations to the Capital Campaign arrive from two notable corporate sponsors. The Foundation is delighted to announce that local Santikos Entertainment and nationally based Optum Health both made recent contributions to our Capital Campaign. Former Army Surgeon General Patty Horoho, who now serves as Chief Executive Officer for OptumServe, coordinated Optum’s donation of $25,000.00. This generous donation brings us closer to our goal of getting construction underway for the new public portal, which is the […]
January 3, 2018

Charity Art Auction a big success!

On Saturday, 18 November 2017, over forty attendees enjoyed a memorable evening of fun, food, art, education, and camaraderie.  The charity art auction, held at the Holiday Inn Riverwalk, saw over 60 high-quality military art prints auctioned off to support the Museum Foundation’s Capital Campaign.  The prints were donated to the Foundation by the International Hotel Group (IHG) which operates the hotels on Ft Sam Houston as well as the Holiday Inn line of hotels […]
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