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 […]
March 9, 2017

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 […]
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