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The National Museum of the United States Army

The history of America's oldest military branch

This conceptual rendering of the new National Army Museum are provided by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP, the Museum’s architecture firm.

You’re in the Army! Celebrating America’s oldest military branch – the U.S. Army. — Courtesy Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP

The history of the United States Army is integral to our nation's history and values, yet until recently, there has been no one place that its historical documents and artifacts are preserved.

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The Army Historical Foundation, led by Brig. Gen. Creighton Abrams and military historian Jody Davis, has collaborated with the U.S. Army to create the National Museum of the United States Army. The state-of-the-art facility, located in Fort Belvoir, Va., will celebrate the Army's contributions to America and honor the sacrifices of men and women who have faithfully served.

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