Stories, news, and behind-the-scenes updates from the Museum


Volunteers Complete Second Summer at The National Museum of Military Vehicles

Like so many travelers on their way to Yellowstone or Grand Teton National Parks, Steve and Vicki Muller just happened by The National Museum of Military Vehicles near Dubois, Wyoming. Interested ... Read more


Aug. 7 is National Purple Heart Day

Between their formation in 1775 and 1861, the U.S Army, Navy and Marine Corps had no valorous medals. The sole exception was the Badge of Military Merit, ... Read more


Doris Bristol - Wyoming's only Women Air Force Service Pilot (WASP)

Today, Casper/Natrona County International Airport is the only international airport in the state of Wyoming. It began its existence as Casper Army ... Read more


Women in the U.S. Navy, World War I

Women had assisted informally, as volunteers or wives of sailors and Marines, in hospitals since the establishment of the U.S. Navy in 1775. However, they ... Read more


Hello Girls

The National Museum of Military Vehicles honors Women's History Month with this historical piece recalling an important role women played in World War I ... Read more


U.S. Army Captain Albert Berry Parachutes for a Second Time 110-Years Ago

On March 10, 1912, U.S. Army Captain Albert Berry performed a stunt for the second time, one he had vowed just 10 days earlier to never do again. It was ... Read more


Athletics in Military Training

Recognizing the need for a more dynamic exhibit in the General George S. Patton, Jr. Gallery this past summer, we asked our first professional Museum ... Read more


PFC Robert H. Brooks, the first U.S. Armored Force Soldier killed in World War II

Fort Knox was the former home of the U.S. Army's Armor School. From 1940 to 2011, armored crewmembers were trained in their skills as they maneuvered the ... Read more


10th U.S. Cavalry Ammunition Belt, 1916-1917

The 10th U.S. Cavalry was organized at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas in 1866. All enlisted members of the Regiment were Black Americans, as the U.S. Army was ... Read more


Black American Drivers of the U.S. Army Quartermaster Department

Following the breakout from Normandy, Allied advances were so swift that all logistical plans had been shattered. The most critical shortages were ... Read more