How the 82d Airborne Division Was Created

The 82d Airborne Division was constituted in the National Army on August 5, 1917 to support the entry of the United States of America into World War I. It was …

ASOM Spotlights OSS Jumpsuit in New Exhibition 

Currently, the U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum is hosting two amazing WWII exhibits. Running concurrently with “Courage and Compassion: The Legacy of The Bielski Brothers” exhibit, “Operation HALYARD” …

The Story of MOH Recipient, Sergeant Leslie H. Sabo Jr.

Although he wasn’t born in the United States of America, Sergeant Leslie H. Sabo, Jr. was still willing to die for our nation. His efforts to save his fellow soldiers …

THE ASOM HOSTS AWARD WINNING, WWII EXHIBIT  

COURAGE & COMPASSION: THE LEGACY OF THE BIELSKI BROTHERS The U.S. Army Airborne & Special Operations Museum is pleased to present Courage and Compassion: The Legacy of the Bielski Brothers. …

7 Facts You Probably Don’t Know About the U.S. Army  

Did you know that the U.S. Army is 247 years old? According to the U.S. Army Center of Military History, it was on June 14, 1775, that “the Continental Congress …

The First Woman to Parachute From An Airplane: The Story of Georgia “Tiny” Broadwick

In honor of Women’s History month, the U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum wanted to spotlight the amazing story of Georgia “Tiny” Broadwick, the first woman to parachute from …

Interesting Facts About the ASOM

Whether you’ve toured the U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum hundreds of times, or have never visited at all- we’re confident that some of these facts may surprise you! …

Operation HOMECOMING: LTC (Ret.) Raymond Schrump’s Story

Did you know that during the Vietnam War, there were 725 U.S. Prisoners of War (POWs)? Operation Homecoming was a series of diplomatic negotiations that made the return of 591 American prisoners …

Survival of Los Banos Internment Camp: The Story of Patty Kelly Stevens

On February 23, 1945, the U.S. Army Airborne and Filipino guerrilla task force combined their efforts to liberate 2,147 Allied civilian and military internees from Los Banos Internment Camp, a …

What Happened During the Battle of Corregidor?

The Lead Up To the Battle In May 1942, Corregidor, a small rock island at the mouth of Manila Bay, remained one of the last Allied strongholds in the Philippines …