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Author Archives: Lisa Sharik

Morning Reports:

When the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis caught fire in 1973 the destruction of 80% of all Army and Army Air Corps personnel records from 1912-1964 was a huge blow. People looking to research their relatives service are … Continue reading

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2019 Mabry Monster MASH and Jeepers Creepers Rally

The Texas Military Forces Historical Foundation, a 501 3 c which supports the museum will be holding a Jeep Rally and “Monster MASH” fundraising event on Saturday October 26, 2019 . There will be a Jeep rally from noon to … Continue reading

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Close Assault 1968

Our Close Assault program this spring will honor our nation’s Vietnam Veterans… many of whom joined the Guard after their regular Army service. Remember the true meaning of Memorial Day with this back at the Vietnam War. Close Assault 1968 … Continue reading

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Museum Renovation

September 20 update: The museum front door is again open for business! August 26 update: work is largely complete but a few small items are keeping us from being able to reopen the main doors. Currently we are looking at … Continue reading

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Open: Monday’s in December

Although the museum is normally closed to the public on Monday’s, we will be open Mondays in December from 10-4. This includes December 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th.

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Veteran’s Day

Although the museum is normally closed on Monday’s, we will be OPEN from 10 am to 4 pm on Monday November 11th for Veterans Day. Help us honor all our veteran’s on this important day.

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Museum Store Sunday

The Texas Military Forces Museum will be one of 10 museum stores in Austin taking part in Museum Store Sunday on November 25, 2018. We will be offering 25% off everything in our gift shop on the 25th. You  can … Continue reading

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Amazon Smile

Purchase with purpose. Amazon donates to Texas Military Forces Museum when you shop for back to school supplies at Amazon Smile Its back to school time and when you shop on Amazon for school supplies or anything else you can … Continue reading

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Artifact Spotlight–Italian Coins

This small collection of coins was donated in 2001 and is part of the current museum staff’s ongoing effort to catalog previously unrecorded artifacts in the museum collection. The coins only had a donation date and that they were associated … Continue reading

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Over There- 1918

To commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the 36th Infantry Divisions service in WWI we present “Over There-1918” A Living History program of the “Great War” experience of the US soldier. On October 7, 1918, the newly created 36th Infantry … Continue reading

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