November 11, 2016

Foundation supports MEDCOM Best Medic 2016 Competition

On Friday, 28 October, the Museum Foundation hosted breakfast for 60 candidates, cadre, chain of command, and family members to mark the completion of the 2016 Army Best Medic Competition.  The annual competition took place at Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis, Texas, and wrapped up on Thursday, 27 October. The winners were announced Friday at an award ceremony at the Army Medical Department Center and School at Ft Sam Houston. The Museum Foundation is […]
November 11, 2016

Volunteers bring medical history alive at Museum

As part of the 2016 Best Medic Competition’s culminating events on Friday, 28 October, local volunteers brought medical history to life on the Museum grounds.  Best Medic attendees and Museum visitors were delighted to interact with Civil War corpsmen and surgeons, a WWI nurse, and a WWII medic.  A Civil War era hospital with tents, cots, equipment and even three Army mules were present and ready for action.  Visitors also enjoyed looking over a WWI […]
November 11, 2016

Foundation conducts Quarterly Board Meeting 28 October 2016

      The Army Medical Museum Foundation Board of Directors held their quarterly meeting on Friday, 28 October 2016 at the Museum with BG (Ret) Dan Perugini, Foundation Chairman  presiding.  The foremost topic was an update on the Capital Campaign progress by the Foundation’s VP of Development, MG (Ret) Pat Sculley.  The Foundation is leading a special effort by senior members of the AMEDD Corps sending letters to Corps members explaining the Campaign and […]
August 1, 2016

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. […]
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