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The Mighty Pen Podcast: Episode 3

Episode 3: Witch 54 Flight and Packers This week’s episode features stories from two female veterans who were pioneers in their roles in the armed forces. “Witch 54 Flight” by Marcy Atwood and “Packers” by Beth Liechti examine the challenges faced by both women. One author reflects on the early …

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The Mighty Pen Podcast: Episode 2

Episode 2: Government Property & Hog Board This week’s episode of the Mighty Pen Podcast explores the complexities and challenges of life in the Marine Corps, oftentimes odd and humorous. Read Government Property and Hog Board, written by Joe Maslanka and performed by David Bridgewater as originally written here on …

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Leadership in America Lecture Series takes a Global View with Guest Speaker Admiral James (Jim) O. Ellis Jr., USN (Ret.)

On Wednesday, September 27, the Virginia War Memorial Foundation will host guest speaker Admiral James O. Ellis Jr, USN (Ret.) as part of our ongoing Leadership in America lecture series. The LIA series strives to examine topics of military readiness, economic strength, medical advances, and cultural influence. We highlight leaders …

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Insider Trips: 2023 Bus Trips

This Summer, the Virginia War Memorial Foundation’s “Insider Trips” are taking Supporters and Friends to new places. This summer, the Virginia War Memorial Foundation is once again hosting a series of Bus Trips open to all friends and intrepid historians. We just completed our first journey last month, in partnership …

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