Newsletter Archive

Roll Call! 

Friends of the Pennsylvania Military Museum Newsletter


 

2010 Fall

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Welcomes New Leadership
  • New Museum Building to House Curatorial Collections
  • The Real “Old Navy”: Silent Film Documenting Era of the Battleship at PMM
  • Local Soldier’s Donated Collection a Reminder of Battle of Bulge Massacre
  • Pennsy Guns Update
  • Jim Dearing, Remembered

 

2010 Winter

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Remembering Pearl Harbor
  • USS Pennsylvania Nameplate
  • 2010 Museum and Grounds Highlights
  • Salute to 2010 Friends

 

2011 Spring

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Educator’s Desk
  • About the Battery B 3rd PA Volunteers
  • Civilian Public Service (CPS)
  • Time Travelers: PSU’s Radial Measuring Device Tested at PMM
  • PHMC Exhibit Details Religion and Conflict
  • USS Pennsylvania Off Alaska

 

2011 Summer

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • In the Trenches: Museum Educator’s Desk
  • Celebration of Service, 28th Division, In Review
  • Andrews Sisters Tribute a Hit
  • Salute to the Military: Camporee for Area Boy Scouts
  • Hero in Blue: Pennsylvania Soldier of the Civil War, James Addams Beaver
  • Friends Welcomes New Board Members

 

2011 Fall

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • In the Trenches: Museum Educator’s Desk
  • Volunteer Salute
  • Meet the Pennsylvania Bucktails
  • Friends Welcome Bob Barry to Board
  • Vietnam Revisited in Review
  • Boot Camp Highlights

 

2011 Winter

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • USS Pennsylvania at Pearl Harbor
  • First Lady Susan Corbett Tours Museum
  • Friends Board Welcomes Two New Members
  • Friends Board Loses Member
  • Salute to 2011 Friends

 

2012 Spring

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Educator’s Desk
  • History of Charter Day
  • Combat Rations Exhibit Planned for April
  • Introducing the James C. Rosborough Memorial Theater
  • 28th Division Installs New Monument on Museum Grounds
  • New Life-Saving Tool for Museum

 

2012 Summer

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Educator’s Desk
  • New Exhibit at Museum: The Combat Ration
  • 28th Division to Dedicate Fallen Warrior Monument on May 20th
  • Friends Board Sets Maintenance Schedule
  • Boot Camp for Kids

 

2012 Fall

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Educator’s Desk
  • Richard Koontz Memorial Lectures
  • People’s Choice Helps Friends and Partners
  • Friends Hires New Business Manager
  • Ten Exciting Museum and Grounds Projects
  • WWI Weapons on Display
  • War of 1812: A Naval Perspective
  • The Missing Baker from the War of 1812
  • Salute to 2012 Friends
  • Welcome: Al Turgeon Joins Board

 

2012 Winter

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Educator’s Desk
  • Then & Now Event Adapts to Weather
  • Museum Hosts Statewide Annual PHMC Meeting
  • Photos from Kids Day: Dress Up & Discover

 

2013 Spring

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Educator’s Desk
  • Friends Fund German Gun Restoration
  • About Our Wall of Honor
  • The Battle of York
  • GuideStar Certification Qualifies Friends for Centre Gives

 

2013 Summer

Features: 

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Educator’s Desk
  • Photos from Kids Day: Dress Up and Discover
  • June 5th Speaker Inspired by Personal Loss
  • Richard Koontz Memorial Lecture Yield Record Crowds
  • Meet Dave Rhoades: 60 Years on the Museum Grounds
  • New Viewing Area for Field Pieces
  • History of the Bailey Bridge
  • Friends Welcome Corey Reeder to Board
  • PMM Volunteer of the Year: Mike Williams

 

2013 Fall

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Educator’s Desk
  • October 2nd Gettysburg Talk Provides Fresh Look at Battle’s Aftermath
  • October 5-6th Event Evokes Past
  • Travel This Fall on the PA Trail of History
  • Pennsylvania “Trail of History” Guides
  • Museum Store Manager Joins Staff
  • Salute to 2013 Friends
  • Friends Participate in CentreGives Campaign

 

2013 Winter

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Educator’s Desk
  • Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
  • 2013 Speaker Series Authors Offer New Books
  • On The Grounds
  • Best Wishes, Wyatt
  • February 5th Speaker to Share Story of Battle of the Bulge MIA “Diggers”

 

2014 Spring

Features: 

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Educator’s Desk
  • About Our Wall of Honor
  • Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Ceremony
  • Haze Gray and Underway: New T-Shirt

 

2014 Summer

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Educator’s Desk
  • Volunteer of the Year: Bob Barry
  • American vs. German Armor in WWII - Who Had the Better Tanks?

 

2014 Fall

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Educator’s Desk
  • Medals Earned by Lt. Tali Esen Waters
  • Friends 2014 Membership List
  • American vs. German Armor in WWII - Who Had the Better Tanks? Part II

 

2014 Winter

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Educator’s Desk
  • Museum Gift Store Features
  • Museum & Grounds Fall Highlights
  • American vs. German Armor in WWII - Who Had the Better Tanks? Part III

 

2015 Spring

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Educator’s Desk
  • Friends 2014 Membership List
  • Ridgway’s “Sailor with a Charmed Life”

 

2015 Summer

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Educator’s Desk
  • Volunteer of the Year: Ron Lenox
  • World War I: Debut of the Tank
  • Recent Acquisitions

 

2015 Fall

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Educator’s Desk
  • Help Keep the Museum Grounds Park-Like
  • The Battle For Hamel, July 4, 1918: The Modern Way to Fight a War

 

2015 Winter

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Educator’s Desk
  • The New Polo
  • Tote Bags
  • Volunteers Needed
  • The Battleship Pennsylvania and the Norden Bombsight
  • W. Garfield Thomas at Cape Esperance

 

2016 Spring

Features:

  • Front Lines: Friends President’s Report
  • Inside View: Site Administrator’s Report
  • Museum Educator’s Desk
  • Shemaghs
  • Used Book Donations
  • Museum & Grounds Events
  • Korean War Hero, PFC Melvin Brown