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 […]
May 14, 2021

Foundation Hires New Development Manager – May 2021

With the Museum expansion plan on its way to the Secretary of the Air  Force for approval, meeting the next goals for the Capital Campaign  becomes more important than ever. With that in mind, the Foundation  recently hired a new Development Manager to kick our fundraising work to  the next level.   Courtney Knapp brings a strong background in education, museum work,  and non-profit volunteer experience. With a Master’s degree in the History  of Decorative Arts, […]
June 26, 2017

Foundation acquires Surgeon’s Kit from Battle of Little Big Horn

As part of the Foundation’s goal to enhance the artifact collection of the Army Medical Museum, the Foundation is excited to announce the acquisition of a rare artifact from the Battle of the Little Big Horn.  A US Army surgeon’s kit recently became available for purchase from a private collection.  This one-of-a-kind item was owned by 1LT George Edwin Lord (February 17, 1846 – June 25, 1876) a U.S. Army Assistant Surgeon in the 7th Cavalry who […]