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Veterans Voices: The 26th Anniversary of the Battle at Mogadishu

  Veterans Voices: The 26th Anniversary of the Battle at Mogadishu

Veterans Voices: The 26th Anniversary of the Battle at Mogadishu. Hear the real stories immortalized in the movie Black Hawk Down from those who were there: Brigadier General James C. Nixon, US Army (Retired); Major Larry D. Moores, US Army (Retired), and Chief Warrant Officer, 4th Class Gerard Izzo, US Army (Retired), all members of […]

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Community Celebration of Honor

  Community Celebration of Honor

The National Veterans Memorial and Museum’s inaugural Independence Day festival, Community Celebration of Honor, will provide an exceptional experience for Central Ohio and beyond. Be inspired, educated and connected. Spend a fun-filled afternoon participating in activities including patriotic face painting, balloons and recreational games while enjoying live music, food and beverages. Paid entry fee will […]

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Memorial Day Ceremony

  Memorial Day Ceremony

Our first Memorial Day ceremony to honor the fallen will be held from 10-11 a.m. Monday, May 27 in our outdoor Memorial Grove, with a rain location in our Great Hall. Our CEO and President, Lt. General Michael Ferriter (retired), will speak and our keynote address will be delivered by Jennifer (Loredo) Ballou, Master Sergeant, […]

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First Look: National Veterans Memorial and Museum

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: National Veterans Memorial and Museum

The National Veterans Memorial and Museum will celebrate its grand opening this weekend on Saturday, October 27. The dedication and grand opening ceremony starts at 2 p.m. and will feature remarks from United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie and a keynote address by General Colin Powell. The ceremony will also feature veterans, military […]

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Museum Director Announced for National Veterans Memorial and Museum

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Museum Director Announced for National Veterans Memorial and Museum

With its opening coming this fall, the National Veterans Memorial and Museum (NVMM) has found a Museum Director in Samir Bitar, the former Director of Visitor Experience for the Smithsonian Institution in Washington. Bitar comes to the NVMM with more than 10 years of museum management experience. While at the Smithsonian, he incorporated strategies to […]

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