USAHEC Events and Programs

 

The USAHEC's events and programs include lecture series, workshops, historical demonstrations, and several special living history events. All USAHEC sponsored events are free and open to the public. For further questions about any upcoming events, please call: (717) 245-3972.

 
 
Tue, March 7, 2017
Join the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 4:30PM for the next public viewing of the Strategic Art Film Program. The Big Short will be shown at Wil Washcoe Auditorium in Root Hall, located on Carlisle Barracks.
 
 
 
 
Sat, March 18, 2017
Perspectives in Military History Roundtable Series with Dr. Conrad Crane
 
 
 
 
Mon, March 20, 2017
The free event begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, March 20, 2017 and is open to the public
 
 
 
 
Sat, April 1, 2017
What better way to learn more about paper modeling and military history, than at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center's (USAHEC), "Military History through Paper Modeling" event on Saturday, April 1, 2017, from 10:30AM - 4:00PM
 
 
 
 
Wed, April 19, 2017
Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series with Dr. Leonard Wong and Dr. Stephen Gerras
 
 
 
 
Thu, May 4, 2017
Brooks E. Kleber Memorial Reading in Military History with Walter R. Borneman
 
 
 
 
Sat, May 20, 2017
Army Heritage Days: Tanks and Family Fun! Come out to the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) Armed Forces Weekend, Saturday, May 20 - Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 9:00AM to 5:00PM, for Army Heritage Days!

Lectures

The USAHEC sponsors a monthly and a quarterly military history lecture series, as well as other smaller, individual lectures. Many of these are recorded, and are available on the USAHEC YouTube page.

Perspectives in Military History
The Perspectives in Military History monthly lecture series concentrates on providing a historical dimension to the exercise of generalship, strategic leadership, and the war fighting institutions of Landpower. Featured speakers include Army leaders, veterans, and military historians from around the world.

Brooks E. Kleber Memorial Readings in Military History
The Brooks E. Kleber Memorial Readings in Military History quarterly lecture series honors the memory of Dr. Brooks E. Kleber, former U.S. Army Assistant Chief of Military History. The series features authors lecturing on their recent works covering notable military history topics.

The doors for all lectures open at 6:30 PM, and the lecture begins at 7:15 PM.

Living History

The USAHEC hosts an annual timeline living history event, Army Heritage Days, which examines nearly every era of U.S. Army history. In addition to Army Heritage Days, the USAHEC also hosts many smaller, specialized events, including workshops, demonstrations, reenactments, and Veteran "meet and greets," both outside on the mile-long Army Heritage Trail and inside the Visitor and Education Center.