If you are currently serving in one of America’s Armed Forces; including the National Guard and Reserve, you know how reintegration and getting quality time with your family is difficult. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration effort to help provide support and resources to do just that. Blue Star Museums is a program that invites actively serving military members and their immediate families to visit participating museums, zoos and nature centers for FREE!
Americans will never forget the tragedy of September 11, 2001. During the attacks on the United States, terrorists overcame the crew of Flight 77; thus attacking the military defense hub of the United States and killing 184. Now, decades post 9/11, Americans and foreign visitors go to Washington D.C. to remember and honor heroes at the National Pentagon 9/11 Memorial. But this isn’t just any stone memorial. There’s an impressive explanation and reason for the Pentagon Memorial’s design.
What’s up with all the CAMELS in Quartzsite, a tiny desert town in Arizona? It’s hard not to notice all the camels on signs, camel sculptures and even a street sign. Why would there be all these camel symbols in a sleepy little desert town with a population less than 2400 people?
Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio Texas is the starting point of a future Enlisted Airmen attending Air Force Basic Military Training. But Lackland AFB is also home to a magnificent outdoor museum of Air Force war-fighting aircraft from every era of U.S. military history called Warbirds Memorial Park.