June at the Museum

PTSD Awareness Month

We all have a role to play in listening, connecting and reaching out to those who may be struggling with challenges. By talking about mental health and suicide, it not only helps reduce stigma and increase awareness, but it also has the potential to save a life.

Transition Talks: Sophie Hilaire

Take a look behind the scenes of The Twenty-Year War: Our Next Greatest Generation. Hear from Sophie Hilaire, a U.S. Army Veteran, on her challenges and triumphs transitioning from active duty.

Vetrepreneur Spotlight

Battle Brothers Shaving Company

Battle Brothers Shaving Co. is a company made for warriors, by warriors. It was born out of brotherhood, service and self-sacrifice. Justin Locke, our Business Development Manager, sat down with founder and U.S. Army Veteran Andrew Weiss for this month’s Vetrepreneur Spotlight.

NVMM Reads

“Never Call Me a Hero”

The last surviving dive-bomber from the Battle of Midway, Kleiss was compelled to tell his story in honor of his comrades. A majority of Kleiss’ memoir is focused his experience aboard the USS Enterprise, the Battle of Midway and his fellow dive-bombers of the Scouting Squadron.

Staff Spotlight: Samantha Fouts

Each month, the Museum invites you to get to know the staff supporting our pillars to Honor, Connect, Inspire and Educate. Meet Sam, our Exhibitions Associate.

NVMM Reads

“The Juneteenth Story: Celebrating the End of Slavery in the United States”

 In her children’s book, “The Juneteenth Story: Celebrating the End of Slavery in the United States,” Alliah L. Agostini shares the history of Juneteenth in an effort to spread awareness of this impactful date.



Find Your Tribe: Navigating PTSD and Moral Injuries

Our special guest in June is active-duty, U.S. Marine Corps Major Tom Schueman, founder of Patrol Base (PB) Abbate. He will share how PB Abbate provides Veterans a safe space to recalibrate inside the wire and community to thrive outside the wire. You will learn how to develop your sense of self-awareness, assess moral injuries and start the process of securing your left and right flanks through community.

WEDS-SUN 10 A.M. - 5 P.M.
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The NVMM is Open on MLK Day!

$1 Admission on Jan. 16 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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