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.

Sat, June 11, 2016
2:00pm - 3:30pm. Join the U.S. Army heritage and Education Center for a captivating presentation and panel discussion from Dava Guerin, one of the co-authors of the book, Unbreakable Bonds: The Wounded Warriors and Mighty Moms of Walter Reed, and some of the Mighty Moms themselves!
Wed, June 15, 2016
Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series with Dr. Xiaoming Zhang
Sat, June 18, 2016
Free presentation and workshop on how to construct family histories using military records of service from World War I and World War II
Sat, June 25, 2016
Discussions in Military History Roundtable with Dr. Bruce M. Venter
Wed, July 20, 2016
Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series with Dr. Jimmie Jones (COL, RET)
Sat, August 20, 2016
Mysteries in Military History Day is back for the 4th year in a row! The USAHEC invites you to bring in your mysterious and family items pertaining to Army history on Saturday, August 20, 2016 beginning at 10:30am. Let the professionals help you begin your research!
Fri, August 26, 2016
"Ar'n't I a woman?" Sojourner Truth's Fight for Equality -- The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center is pleased to announce a Women's Equality Day commemoration event, featuring Dr. Daisy Nelson Century, as she presents a living history portrayal of Sojourner Truth. 1:00pm-3:00pm


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.