MAMF offers free theatre workshop for military children in the ABQ area

Museum of the American Military Family & Learning Center Wins2019 AASLH Award of Excellence

  NASHVILLE, TN—May 2019—The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH)  in Nashville, TN awarded the Museum of the American Military Family & Learning Center in Tijeras, New Mexicoan Award of Excellence for  its short film, “Love Song for the Dead”. The AASLH Leadership in History Awards, now in its 74th year, is the most prestigious recognition for achievement in the preservation and interpretation of state and local history.

This is the second award in as many years for the Museum of the American Military Family. Last year it received the2018 Albert B. Corey Award, which recognizes “primarily volunteer-operated organizations that best display the qualities of vigor, scholarship, and imagination in their work. The Leadership in History Awards committee presents the Corey Award at their discretion.”

 This year, AASLH conferred fifty national awards honoring people, projects, exhibits, and publications. The winners represent the best in the field and provide leadership for the future of state and local history. Presentation of the awards will be made at a special banquet during the 2019 AASLH Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, on Friday, August 30.

The AASLH awards program was initiated in 1945 to establish and encourage standards of excellence in the collection, preservation, and interpretation of state and local history throughout the United States. The AASLH Leadership in History Awards not only honor significant achievement in the field of state and local history, but also bring public recognition of the opportunities for small and large organizations, institutions, and programs to make contributions in this arena.



STILL SHOUTING! New exhibit at the Museum of the American Military Family in Tijeras, NM

May – Military Appreciation Month 2019

Pacific Paratrooper

Most of my readers have see this post or one similar here on Pacific Paratrooper, but due to the arrival of new readers, I have chosen to remind every one again.  I thank you all for taking the time to visit this site and I hope you are enjoying the freedoms that these troops fought so hard to insure for us.

May, marked officially as Military Appreciation Month, is a special month for both those in and out of the military.

Not only do we pause on Memorial Day to remember the sacrifice and service of those who gave all, but the month also holds several other military anniversaries and events, including Military Spouse Appreciation Day and Armed Forces day.

USMC Silent Drill Platoon w/ the Blue Angels


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