Battle of Ia Drang Valley Symposium recalls intense Vietnam War fight

It has been nearly 50 years since the men of the 7th Cavalry leaped out of their helicopters and onto the soil of the Ia Drang Valley in Vietnam, but one thing remains clear.  These men are brothers.  They are bound together by their experiences – and for many, it all began with those three […]

282nd Army Band Plays At Patriots Point This Friday!

This Friday, 5 August 2011, from 2 to 3:30 pm,  the thirty-six member 282nd Army Band will be playing approximately 30 musical compositions to include rock, jazz and other genres in Hangar Bay 3 of the USS Yorktown (CV-10). Based out of Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina, the 282nd Band is commanded by Chief […]

Volunteer Profile – Arnie Stein

Our March volunteer profile is on our “Head Volunteer” Arnie Stein. Arnie was born in Hartford, Connecticut. He graduated from high school in 1957 and joined the United States Army in 1958. After boot camp at Fort Dix, New Jersey, Arnie was launched on a career that would cover 35 years. He worked as a […]

May's Volunteer Profile – Dr. "Chip" Biernbaum

Our May volunteer is Dr. “Chip” Biernbaum, who was born on Pearl Harbor Day (07 Dec) 1946 in Woodstown, NJ, 15 miles from Wilmington, Delaware. He spent as much free time as he could investigating curious creatures and beasts that lived in the streams, lakes and forests around his home. His interest in World War […]