Wed, April 16, 2014
Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series with Dr. Richard Immerman
 
 
Tue, April 22, 2014
A joint event by Dickinson College, the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, the United States Army War College, and the CIA Historical Review Program
 
 
Thu, May 1, 2014
Brooks E. Kleber Memorial Reading in Military History with Dr. Todd DePastino
 
 
Sat, May 17, 2014
Saturday - Sunday, May 17 - 18, 2014, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Daily
 
 
Wed, May 21, 2014
Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series with Dr. Robert Citino
 
 
Wed, June 18, 2014
Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series with "To Be Determined"
 
 
Wed, July 16, 2014
Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series with Dr. Britt McCarley
 
 
Thu, July 17, 2014
Ms. Nina Talbot interviewed veterans from various time periods (WWII through the Global War on Terror). Based on these interviews, she created paintings that capture the image of the veteran and their experiences in the military. The paintings featured at the USAHEC will be 13 veterans of the United States Army and will be displayed in the General Omar N. Bradley Memorial Art Gallery. The Army Heritage Center Foundation is sponsoring the exhibit. VETERANS will open July 17, 2014 and close April 20, 2015. Ms. Talbot and selected veterans will be on hand for the opening to share their experiences.
 
 
Thu, August 7, 2014
Brooks E. Kleber Memorial Reading in Military History with "To Be Determined"
 
 
Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series

The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center sponsors a monthly public lecture series, "Perspectives in Military History," which provides a historical dimension to the exercise of generalship, strategic leadership, and the war fighting institutions of land power.

The General of the Army Omar N. Bradley Memorial Lecture inaugurates the series in August. All lectures are held in the Visitor and Education Center Multipurpose Room at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center. The building opens at 6:30 p.m.; the talk begins at 7:15 p.m., and the question period concludes around 8:30 p.m. For additional information, email Visitor and Education Services.

Download Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series Schedule

All are welcome! For further information, please call 717-245-3972.

Brooks E. Kleber Memorial Readings in Military History

The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center sponsors a public readings series, the Brooks E. Kleber Memorial Readings in Military History. The series features recent works by noted authors on a variety of historical topics. The series honors the memory of Dr. Brooks E. Kleber, former U.S. Army Assistant Chief of Military History (CMH). Dr. Kleber served as the Deputy Chief Historian, CMH and Chief Historian, Continental Army Command (later training and Doctrine Command). During World War II, Dr. Kleber was assigned to the 90th Infantry Division in the European Theater of Operations. He was captured shortly after D-Day and interned until the end of the war, later becoming one of the Army's foremost authorities on prisoners of war. He was inducted into the Infantry Hall of Fame and retired from the U.S. Army Reserve as a colonel. A 1940 graduate of Dickinson College, Dr. Kleber held an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.

All lectures are held in the Visitor and Education Center Multipurpose Room at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center. The building opens at 6:30 p.m.; the talk begins at 7:15 p.m., and the question period concludes around 8:30 p.m. For additional information, email Visitor and Education Services.

Download Brooks E. Kleber Memorial Readings in Military History Schedule

All are welcome! For further information, please call 717-245-3972.


Significant Events

Every year the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center hosts two major living history events, one in the spring and one in the fall.

Every May, the USAHEC celebrates Army Heritage Days, with a two day living history event full of different demonstrations and activities. Hundreds of living history interpreters occupy the Army Heritage Trail and recreate historical military moments throughout history. It includes Soldiers from as far back as the French and Indian War continuing through Current Operations. The building is also open throughout the day hosting lectures and panels, in addition to highlighting the current exhibits.

Every fall, the USAHEC hosts a three-day living history event with a changing theme. Past events focused on the Revolutionary War, while future events will examine the Civil War and the War of 1812. Hundreds of living history interpreters and sutlers occupy the Army Heritage Trail, and weekend activities usually include drill, firing and other demonstrations. The building is also open throughout the day hosting lectures and panels, as well as highlighting the current exhibits.

For additional information on significant events, email the VES Chief of Visitor Services or call 717-245-3972.