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Helpful insights and updates designed to keep the Veterans community connected and informed. It’s part of our ongoing commitment to serving those who served our nation.

Service Before Self: Heroism in the U.S. Air Force

Among the 3,517 Medal of Honor recipients, 65 have served in the U.S. Air Force, with the first being awarded to Captain Edward Rickenbacker for aerial combat in 1918. On April 14, 1965, the Air Force designed Medal of Honor was created and then presented…


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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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