June 13, 2021

Museum Reopens to Visitors on the Army’s 246th Birthday! – 14 June 2021

  On June 14, 2021 – Flag Day and the Army’s 246th Birthday – the Army Medical Department Museum reopened to visitors who hold DoD ID cards.  This includes any JBSA Fort Sam Houston residents, military or civilian employees, or retirees who have access to Fort Sam Houston via a DoD ID card.  Admittance by the general public (non-ID card carriers) will occur at a later date.   Visitor hours are Monday through Friday from […]
February 1, 2021

Foundation celebrates CPL Maurice Zolkower – Combat Medic on this 100th Birthday, 6 February 2021

  The Foundation was recently honored to present Corporal Maurice Zolkower with a Combat Medic statue on the occasion of his hundredth birthday, February 6, 2021. Known as Murray, CPL Zolkower was born in New York City, graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 1938, and was in his first year of pharmacy school at Columbia University when the princely sum of $15/month enticed him into joining the New York National Guard, B Co, 114th Infantry. […]
October 27, 2019

WWII Motorcycle Exhibit Opens – Oct 2019

The Museum recently opened a new exhibit highlighting a 1943 Harley Davidson SLA motorcycle that was used by the US Army in various roles in World War II. The exhibit’s setting is Caratan, France on 13 June, 1944 during the Battle of Bloody Gulch after the Allied invasion of Normandy.  The exhibit displays the motorcycle as the transportation mode of a 2nd Armored Division Soldier in France.  The injured rider is being treated by a […]
April 9, 2018

Foundation sponsors WWI Medical History Conference

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI and America’s participation in the Great War, the Foundation recently sponsored the WWI Medical History Conference conducted by the Army Medical Department Center of History and Heritage.  The Conference also received financial support from the Society for Military History.   The Conference ran from 22 – 24 March and was the latest in a series of Medical History Conferences put on by the History and […]