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Virginia Marine Corps museum in Prince William Co. offers lessons on preserving military heirlooms
by InsideNoVa | Tuesday, February 15, 2022
If you’ve been pondering how best to preserve or display your grandfather’s U.S. Army uniform or military artifacts, or are wondering whether to proudly display them, the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle offered plenty of advice in the first of an ongoing series of community outreach talks named Operation CARE.
According to Owen Conner, curator of uniforms and heraldry for the Marine Corps Museum, said one of the first considerations is intent: Are you protecting this for investment, or is it something you’re proud of and want to display?
The National Museum of the Marine Corps is back open. Here's what you need to know
by Kristen Powers/7News | Monday, May 17, 2021
The National Museum of the Marine Corps reopens Monday, May 17, after a temporary closure due to COVID-19.
Masks must be worn by all visitors over the age of six and are highly recommended for children between the ages of two to six. All staff and volunteers are also required to wear face coverings and will be walking throughout the Museum to answer questions and ensure social distancing.
Camp Pendleton artifacts of historical significance move to the National Museum of the Marine Corps
January 10, 2019 -- Several Marine Corps artifacts were collected from the MCB Camp Pendleton History Museum Branch for transport to the National Museum of the Marine Corps at Triangle, Virginia.
Iwo Jima Veteran Celebrates 99th Birthday at National Museum of the Marine Corps
August 6, 2019 - TRIANGLE, Va. – Charles “Bert” Mulligan, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran from Ridgeley West Virginia,spent his 99th birthday at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia, August 6, 2019.
Mulligan was a private with 2d Bn., Bravo Co., 21 st Reg., 3d Marine Division from June 27, 1944 through December 15, 1945, and fought in the battles of Guam and Iwo Jima during WWII. He is currently the oldest surviving veteran from Iwo Jima.
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