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  •   The Evolution of the Family Readiness Group from Mogadishu to the Present

    19 May 2016, 6pm in the ASOM.
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    Field of Honor

    May 21, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., The Fayetteville Downtown Alliance’s Field of Honor...
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    Movie in the Camp

    May 21st, 2016, This year’s Movie in the Camp will be “Max”; ...
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    Run For The Legend

    June 4, 2016 at 08:00 a.m. Reflection Garden at the ASOM Register for the Run 9th...
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    Korean War Remembrance

    June 25, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., Please join us for the Annual Korean War Remembrance...
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    June 2016

    It was great seeing everyone, especially all of the young runners who came out, for the 9th Annual Run For the Legend.  We are already looking forward to the 10th Annual Run For the Legend next year and hoping to make it a special event for all involved.

    On June 25th at 10 a.m. please join us for the Annual Korean War Remembrance Ceremony. This event is for All Veterans and All Service Branches from the Korean War. Colonel(R) William “Bill” Richardson, former Prisoner of War of 34 months during the conflict is our guest speaker.  Our highlighted US Army Airborne &/or Special Operations Unit will be the 2D Ranger Company (The All Black Rangers) and our guest speaker is Wheeler Smalls a machine gunner with the Rangers.

    The Fayetteville Downtown Alliance’s Field of Honor will be displayed through June 24 on the ASOM Parade Grounds.  Flags will be available for pick up starting June 25th through July 10th.


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      May Focus Exhibit

    “The Vietnam Veteran is Honored Here!”

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    The Month of May will start with the Inaugural Vietnam War Remembrance Ceremony on Saturday May 7th, 2016 in the ASOM Parade Field at 10:30am. This is a rain or shine event and will honor all Vietnam Veterans of all branches of Service in attendance. Guest speakers General (retired) James Lindsay and Colonel (retired) Kenneth Smith will honor the Vietnam Veteran and the 173D Brigade separate respectively. A gift will be given to all Vietnam Veterans and a Special Presentation will be provided by LTC (retired) Ray Schrump a five year POW from the war.  The Focus Exhibit found in the lobby has Vietnam memorabilia and will be displayed through the month.

     
    Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation
    100 Bragg Blvd.
    Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301
    (910) 643-2778
    info@asomf.org
    Museum Hours
    Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm
    Sunday 12pm-5pm
    Closed Mondays and Federal Holidays
    Open Memorial Day, 4th of July and Veteran’s Day

    The Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation supports the museum with marketing, advertising and financial support for its programs and exhibits. Opening the doors on August 16th, 2000, the 60th anniversary of the original United States Army’s Test Platoon’s first parachute jump, the museum offers free admission, a main exhibit gallery, temporary gallery, four-story tall theater, video theater and a motion simulator ride. It is located in Historic Downtown Fayetteville on the corner of Bragg Boulevard and Hay Street, adjacent to the city’s Freedom Memorial Park and the recently built North Carolina Veteran’s Park. The main gallery is designed as a self-guiding tour, in chronological order, through the history of the airborne and special operations soldiers, from 1940 to the present. The temporary gallery changes throughout the year and displays a myriad of exhibits pertaining to the United States Army, airborne and special operation units through their history and conflicts from World War II to the present. For a nominal fee visitors can ride the 24 seat motion simulator. Find our privacy policy here.

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