Operation JUST CAUSE December 7, 2019 – February
The U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum will open a special exhibit on December 7, 2019, commemorating the 30th anniversary of Operation JUST CAUSE, the U.S. invasion of Panama.
This new exhibit features artifacts used and recovered by Service Members from the 82nd Airborne Division, 75th Ranger Regiment, 7th Special Forces Group, and U.S. Army Special Operations. Displays include weapons, uniforms and other artifacts from the operation.
Display highlights include:
- Ousted Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega’s jungle fatigue coat, cap, and hunting rifle
- Panamanian Defense Forces weapons used against U.S. forces
- GEN (R) Buck Kernan’s military kit used in the invasion
This exhibition was created by the U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum using artifacts from its collection, and in collaboration with the Joint Special Operations Command History Office, 82nd Airborne Division War Memorial Museum, and items on loan from veterans who participated in Operation JUST CAUSE.