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Sacred Heart Ladies Guild Tours Museum

Sacred Heart Ladies Guild Tours Museum

Seventeen members of Sacred Heart Catholic Parish’s Ladies Guild attended a customized program and took a tour of the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas on Nov. 7. November is “Women in the Military” month at the museum. The guild members met in a room where the...

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Copelof Educates and Entertains

Copelof Educates and Entertains

A full-house audience learned the history of women in the military with Copelof's memorable stories and pictures On November 7, Maureen Copelof, Captain, U.S. Navy (Ret.) told entertaining stories depicting the progress women have fought for and achievements made in...

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When Can We Jump Out of This Plane?

When Can We Jump Out of This Plane?

Brevard’s Lieutenant Colonel Bill Clarke (U.S. Air Force, retired) visited 96-year-old Ray Pegram in Rutherfordton, NC to compare stories about flying in the WWII-era C-47 troop carrier. That plane became known as the “Gooney Bird” when it was used in Vietnam. Clarke...

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WWII Army Nurse Dorothy Managan on Channel 13 tonight!

WWII Army Nurse Dorothy Managan on Channel 13 tonight!

As a kickoff to November's Women in the Military month, one of November's featured speakers (Thursday, Nov. 21 at 2:00 pm at the museum), Dorothy Managan, will be featured on October 18, 2019 between 5:45 and 6:00 pm on Asheville's WLOS Channel 13. Dorothy, a WWII...

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Sacramento-to-Saigon in a Gooney Bird

Sacramento-to-Saigon in a Gooney Bird

William David Clarke III, retired U.S. Air Force navigator, will present the free program: “Sacramento to Saigon in a Gooney Bird” on Thursday, September 26 at 2:00 pm at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas. He will tell stories of his Pacific adventure:...

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Veterans Museum Kicks Off Capital Campaign

Veterans Museum Kicks Off Capital Campaign

Eighty-one supporters of the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas gathered at the museum on September 4 to learn about the capital campaign for the museum’s plan to grow. Attendees toured the museum and enjoyed refreshments before hearing a program which honored...

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New Ensign Commissioned by U.S. Navy in Veterans Museum

New Ensign Commissioned by U.S. Navy in Veterans Museum

Lidia Danilevich takes the oath of office from Lt. Barbara Sterrenberg in the museum's WWII-Europe gallery Registered nurse Lidia Danilevich was commissioned as U.S. Navy Ensign in the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas on August 30. Lt. Barbara Sterrenberg,...

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“Women in the Military” Exhibit

“Women in the Military” Exhibit

The Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas will honor women who have served or are currently serving in the military in a special month-long exhibit during the entire month of November. If you have photos of a relative, friend, or yourself you will allow us to...

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A Marine, a Green Beret, Or Both?

A Marine, a Green Beret, Or Both?

Free program “A Marine, a Green Beret, Or Both?” by Mike DiRocco August 22, at 2pm at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas How many veterans have you met who served in two branches of the U.S. Military? You can meet one on August 22. Brevard’s Mike DiRocco...

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