Pending approval from the legislature and the governor, Missourians may have the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to conservation by purchasing a specialized license plate for their cars or trucks. The Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) has a mission to engage, inspire, and inform the Army, the American people, and global partners with a unique and lasting source of knowledge and education. The United States Military Heritage Foundation was established to gain authority to build an army museum in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The Foundation facilitated the transfer of 56 acres of land adjacent to the Carlisle Barracks from Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, to the U.
S. UU. The Foundation funded the Center's master planning and public service infrastructure. Ridgway Hall, a federally funded construction project that houses the Army's main library, archive and research facility, opened its doors to the public.
The Center hosted its first Army Heritage Day event on the new Army Heritage Trail. The Foundation worked with congressional sponsors to promote the construction of the conservation center. The Foundation began to raise funds and design the Visitor and Education Center. The Foundation sponsored the construction of World War II exhibition barracks on the Army Heritage Trail. Construction began on the Visitor and Education Center, funded by the Foundation, and the conservation center funded by the federal government.
The museum store, sponsored by the Foundation, opened. The Foundation launched the Build on Success campaign to fund the second phase of the Visitor and Education Center. The Foundation funded and managed infrastructure improvements to support future construction on the Center's campus. The Foundation hosted its first birthday dinner for the United States Army at the Center. The Foundation was accepted into the Combined Federal Campaign. The Foundation obtained funding and organized an opening ceremony for the construction of the American Soldier's Hall (second phase of the Visitor and Education Center).
The Foundation established the Veterans Café and character development programs for regional schools. The Foundation completed the renovation of the Ridgway Hall lobby to house additional exhibits. The Foundation formally transferred the American Soldier's Hall to the United States. The Foundation organized the first Walk with a Veteran event on the Army Heritage Trail. The Foundation began ROTC staff trips to Gettysburg in coordination with orientation and visits to the Center.
The Foundation financed and built the Event Pavilion on the grounds of the Center.