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That Sound You Didn’t Hear

That Sound You Didn’t Hear, 1 April 2019   Last Friday I was down at the Museum restoration facility helping with some work that needed to be done. As I was changing into my coveralls, I heard the mobile recording studio being fired up. Lacing up my boots and stepping outside, the studio departed on its mission for the day. But I will circle back to that in moment. That “Sound I Didn’t Hear” that Friday was the sound of a Veteran dying. I didn’t know about it until I got home and read the email from my friend. It was his Father-in-Law. 104 years old. Wounded twice in the … Continue reading

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Dale City Independence Day Parade / Family Fun Day 2018

2018 marks the 4th time the Americans in Wartime Museum has participated in the Dale City Independence Day Parade / Family Fun Day.  Staff with the Voices of Freedom gave tours of the mobile recoding studio, educated people on the future museum and signed up several individuals interested in being interviewed for the project. The temps were high but that didn’t dampen the spirits of those in attendance.  A big thank you to the organizers of the event and all who stopped to say hello and show their support for the museum and its mission.  

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