February at the Museum

During Black History Month, we are sharing the experiences, challenges and triumphs of Black American Veterans by telling their stories. Check back each week during February for new content. This month, and every month, we honor Veterans for their courage, sacrifice and perseverance with thanks for our freedoms.

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Honoring Black Veterans

During Black History Month, we are sharing the experiences, challenges and triumphs of Black American Veterans by telling their stories. Check back each week during February for new content. This month, and every month, we honor Veterans for their courage, sacrifice and perseverance with thanks for our freedoms.

STAFF SPOTLIGHT

Deputy Chief of Staff Danny Breilh, U.S. Marine Corps Veteran

Meet Danny Breilh, U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, and newest member of the NVMM team. Danny is our Deputy Chief of Staff, responsible for high-priority projects designed to achieve the Museum’s mission and strategic vision as well as building and maintaining successful working relationships with stakeholders.

Inspiring Story of Service: Serbennia Davis

In honor of Black History Month, we connect you to the inspiring story of service from U.S. Army Veteran and photojournalist, Serbennia Davis. She shares her path to the Army and what Black History Month means to her.

NVMM READS

“Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History” by Vashti Harrison

In an effort to inspire young girls and women to reach for their dreams, author and illustrator Vashti Harrison brings African American women to life through “Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History.”

NVMM READS

“Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World”

This February, we dive U.S. Army Lt. General H.R. McMaster’s book, “Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World.” As a former National Security Advisor, he examines foreign policy and national security challenges that face the United States. Our Chief of Staff, Colonel Bill Butler, U.S. Army (Retired), shares more about this our February 2022 NVMM Reads.

Veteran Valentines: Show the Love

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show our service members and Veterans how much we appreciate their service and sacrifice. Explore a few ways you can share your love and support with our Veterans and military members!

Previous Events This Month

A Conversation with Black Vetrepreneurs

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5 | VIRTUAL

Join us as we welcome U.S. Army Veterans James Howell of BK Smokehouse, Jeff Price of PLAN Logistics Solutions and Sizzle of Crafted Culture Brewery, for a conversation about the impact of military service on their drive to build businesses. Join us for the journey of transition from military service to business owner.

Sensory Saturday

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19

Join us on Saturday, February 19, for Sensory Saturday – a sensory friendly museum experience that will offer enhanced sensory activities all day long.

Presidents’ Day Free Admission

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21

Join us on Monday, February 21 for President’s Day to enjoy admission for a Washington ($1). Admission is always free for Veterans, active-duty military and Gold Star families.

WEDS-SUN 10 A.M. - 5 P.M.
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