Author Archives: Lisa Sharik
T-Patch Etched Wine Glasses Get your very own T-Patch etched wine glasses. These 8 ounce wine glasses feature the Distinctive Unit Insignia of the 36th Infantry Division the “T-Patch”. The insignia was approved in January 1919 and features an arrowhead … Continue reading
Tuesday November 29th is #GivingTuesday. Please consider supporting the Texas Military Forces Museum on Giving Tuesday. The museum receives no money from the State of Texas other than the salary of the 3 staff members. All our operating money comes … Continue reading
People often do not realize how much information you can find in an old photograph. As you research your relative’s service keep this in mind. The image above is of seated soldiers from WWII. On the front it nicely gives … Continue reading
The museum will be open to the public on Monday September 4th- Labor Day.
Souvenir Playing Cards are Here. These custom decks feature scenes from our Living History events and the proceeds go to support the museum and its programs. Limited Edition set- Get yours today. They can be picked up at the museum … Continue reading
Join us for at Mabry Mixer- A History Happy Hour! These events happen 4 times a year and give you a chance to learn some history, have appetizers and drinks and meet new friends. Link to the next mixer on June … Continue reading
On April 2, 1917 President Wilson asked Congress for a declaration of war against Germany and on April 6, 1917 war was declared. This week we will be highlighting aspects of the Texas Military Forces in the “Great War” as … Continue reading
We haven’t done a blog post in awhile and today while cataloging documents and artifacts from the WWI collection of Sgt. Levi Cox we came across an interesting story. Sgt. Cox served with Company H, 142nd Infantry Regiment during the … Continue reading
Thank you to our Dance Sponsors and those who contributed to our Silent Auction.