Ghost Army Exhibit

The Airborne and Special Operations Museum will host a special exhibit, The Ghost Army: Artists of Deception,  from December 15, 2020 through April 25, 2021. Ghost Army tells the story of the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops—the first mobile, multimedia, tactical deception unit in US Army history. Activated on January 20, 1944, the unique and top-secret “Ghost …

Virtual Book Discussion with LTC Jos Groen MSc

The Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation invites you to attend the upcoming Virtual Book Discussion with LTC Jos Groen on January 16 from 12-1 PM EDT. Groen's book, "Three of the Last WWII Screaming Eagles" describes in a rich, powerful, and often intense way the war experiences of Jim “Pee Wee” Martin, Dick Klein, …

Free

ASOMF Distinguished Speaker Series with James Patterson and 1SG (Ret.) Matt Eversmann

Join ASOM curator Jimmie Hallis as he virtually talks with James Patterson and 1SG (Ret.) Matt Eversmann about their book, "Walk in My Combat Boots: True Stories from America's Bravest Warriors". About the Book "Walk in my Combat Boots" is a powerful collection crafted from hundreds of original interviews by James Patterson, the world’s #1 …

ASOMF Distinguished Speaker Series with Rick Beyer

Join ASOM curator Jimmie Hallis as he virtually talks with Rick Beyer about his book, "The Ghost Army of World War II: How One Top-Secret Unit Deceived the Enemy with Inflatable Tanks, Sound Effects, and Other Audacious Fakery". Book Description In the summer of 1944, a handpicked group of young GIs—including such future luminaries as …

GWOT MEMORIAL FLAG EXHIBIT

On Memorial Day 2018, the Veterans Athletes United (VAU) group completed the traveling Global War on Terror (GWOT) Memorial Flag to honor close to 7,000 GWOT fallen heroes and Gold Star Families. This moving exhibit will be on display in the temporary gallery at the ASOM from May 25, 2021 - May 26, 2021.  The …

Traveling Korean War Memorial

The U.S. Army Airborne & Special Operations Museum (ASOM), with generous support from the Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation, will open the "Traveling Korean War Memorial" on the Museum's Parade Field from June 25-28, 2021. The memorial consists of large statues representing a platoon of 19 service members: 14 Army, three Marine, one Navy …

Author Visit with Melinda Pash

Join us for an in-person author visit with Melinda Pash as she discusses her book, “In the Shadow of the Greatest Generation: the Americans Who Fought the Korean War”. This event will take place in the Yarborough Bank Theater at 2 PM on June 26, 2021, and is free to the public. Click here to …

National Airborne Day

Make plans to attend! The event will include static displays, mock door demonstrations, a performance by the 82nd Airborne Division Quintet, opportunities to try on a parachute, and a Halo demonstration by U.S. Army Golden Knights. There will also be a food and ice cream truck on-site! This event is free to the public.   …

Author Visit with Kevin Maurer

Join us at the ASOM to hear Kevin Maurer discuss his book, "Rock Force: The American Paratroopers Who Took Back Corregidor and Exacted MacArthur's Revenge on Japan” on February 12th at 6:00 PM.  This event is free for Museum Friend members and active-duty Soldiers. There is a $10 admission fee for all other members of …

9/11 Remembrance, Twenty Years Later with David Zucchino

Join us at the ASOM for the upcoming Distinguished Speaker Series event with The New York Times contributing writer and two-time Pulitzer Prize award recipient, David Zucchino, who will talk about the past 20 years of Afghanistan coverage. This Distinguished Speaker Series event with David Zucchino will be held on September 9th at 6:00 PM and …

9/11 Remembrance Ceremony & 2021 Field of Honor Opening

The ASOM invites you to attend a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony and the official opening of the 2021 Field of Honor on September 11, 2021 at 8:00 AM in the ASOM’s Yarborough Bank Theater. Guest speaker for the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony is CSM (Ret) Bill Thetford, former USSOCOM Senior Enlisted Leader. This year, flag sponsors will …