National Museum of the U.S. Army Update

Posted: April 20, 2012 in Uncategorized
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The foundation leading the charge to build the National Museum of the U.S. Army is well under way with its fundraising efforts, with organizers planning to begin construction next year. Artist renderings of the estimated $300 million project were recently made public by the Army Historical Foundation on its website. It depicts a half dozen images of the proposed museum, which is scheduled to open in 2015.
Outside view of the proposed Museum
The foundation is spearheading the primary fundraising effort, led by retired U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Creighton W. Abrams Jr. The Army Corps of Engineers will guide the construction project, according to The Army Historical Foundation. The fundraising drive has already topped $60 million in donations and pledges from individuals, veterans' service organizations, various foundations and corporations, according to a foundation press release. [Source: The Army Historical Foundation]

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