Come join us at the museum on Saturday October 9th as we welcome "Spectrum Wings" a component of the United States Air Force Band of the West. Composed of world-class musicians, Spectrum Winds explores the diverse world of chamber music for winds and percussion, exposing audiences to traditional woodwind quintet literature, Latin, jazz, Celtic and … Continue reading "USAF Band of the West Ensemble Concert"
Remember the true meaning of Veteran's Day with this stirring look back at World War II. Close Assault 1944 honors the service and sacrifice of America’s veterans by focusing on the history of the 36th Infantry Division of the Texas Army National Guard during World War II. The free program features members of the Texas … Continue reading "Close Assault 1944"
The Texas Military Forces museum presents "Over There-1918" A Living History program of the "Great War" experience of the US soldier. On Saturday November 20th and Sunday November 21st, 2021 the Texas Military Forces Museum will commemorate the 36th Infantry Division’s combat debut on the Western Front with a special WWI battle reenactment. Showtimes at … Continue reading "Over There 1918-WWI Living History Event"
Join us for at Mabry Mixer- A History Happy Hour! These events happen 4 times a year and give you a chance to learn some history, have appetizers and drinks and meet new friends. Join us on Wednesday December 15th from 5:30 to 8:30 pm for "Christmas Cocktails at the Museum" Come celebrate the season … Continue reading "Mabry Mixer Happy Hour December 2021"
We are back for our 11th year. It is time again for the annual Texas Military Forces Historical Foundation WWII themed Sweetheart Dinner Dance. The event will take place at the museum on February 12, 2022 starting at 6:30 pm. As always we will feature the talented Sentimental Journey Orchestra under the direction of Ted … Continue reading "2022 WWII Sweetheart Dinner Dance Fundraiser"
The Texas Military Forces Museum will explore the weapons and tactics of the American Civil War with a special program -Battleground 1863- at Camp Mabry on March 12-13. Visitors will get a chance to get an up close and personal look at how soldiers on both sides lived during the war, as well as see … Continue reading "Battleground 1863"
Join us Saturday April 30th and Sunday May 1st for Camp Mabry Living History Weekend. There will be living history camps from Civil War through Vietnam to explore, military vehicle rides, military vehicle displays, and here will be a Civil War demo each day at 11:30 and a WWII battle each day at 1:00. The … Continue reading "Camp Mabry Living History Weekend"
Close Assault 1968 : Saturday May 28 and Sunday May 29 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 honors the service and … Continue reading "Close Assault 1968"
Hands on History--Uniformed reenactors will be displaying weapons from the Texas Revolution through Vietnam, and members of today's Texas Army National Guard will be exhibited weapons from the current time. You'll be able to climb up inside aircraft and armored vehicles and actually TOUCH HISTORY. A fun and educational experience for the entire family! The … Continue reading "Hands On History"