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Author Archives: Lisa Sharik

Texas and the Great War

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

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Cataloging Stories

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

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Thank You

Thank you to our Dance Sponsors and those who contributed to our Silent Auction.

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Thanksgiving Hours

The museum will be closed on Thanksgiving day but open regular hours 10-4 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Bring your family and friends to visit and work off some of the holiday meal. 

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2017 -“As Time Goes By” 1940s Supper Club/Sweetheart Dinner Dance

SOLD OUT   It is time again for “As Time Goes By”- a 1940’s themed Supper Club/Sweetheart Dinner Dance. The event will take place at the museum on February 11, 2017 starting at 6:30 pm. As always we will feature … Continue reading

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36th ID Mini Figure

Our Custom WWII 36th ID minifigs are back in stock. This will be the last reorder of this particular type of figure we have available. Later this year we will have a WWI Doughboy 36th ID minifig and a different … Continue reading

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Summer 2016 Newsletter

The latest edition of the Texas Military Forces Newsletter is now available at this link: TMFM Newsletter Summer 2016

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Hands On History

Come see and handle some of the most famous weapons in military history. The Texas Military forces Museum will be opening it’s gun vault up for one night- July 16, 2016 from 6pm to 9 pm. Climb inside a M4A3 Sherman tank, … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed

Looking to volunteer? Are you interested in Texas history or military history? Like talking with people? Do you have at least 4 hours a week of time to donate? Then the Texas Military Forces Museum is for you. The Museum … Continue reading

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Camp Mabry Open House/Muster Day

  Muster Day traces it’s roots back to when Texas was still a republic. In the early days, on an annual basis, the troops were ‘mustered’ or called to report.  Over the years, the mustering of the troops became obsolete. … Continue reading

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