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National Military Vehicle Museum offers free admission and honors 9/11 heroes

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(Dubois, W.Y.) – The National Military Vehicle Museum will once again join the nation in honoring those who perished or lost loved ones on the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on American soil that claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 people.

On Sunday, September 11, the Museum will offer free admission to its world-class military history museum near Dubois, Wyoming. For the second year, the Museum has received an unsolicited anonymous donation in the hope that guests can mark the passage of time since the attacks at the museum.

“Since the attacks of 9/11, Americans have promised to ‘never forget,’ said Alynne Catron, executive director of the National Military Vehicle Museum. “It honors us that such a generous donation will once again enable many people to experience the museum – a place where we do our best to honor the service and sacrifice of American veterans and their families every day.”

In addition to free admission, the museum will host Wyoming’s inaugural Honor and Remember service. The purpose of the Honor and Remember program is to perpetually recognize the sacrifice of fallen US service members and their families. The organization honors all military lives lost, not only on active duty, but also because of service.

On 9/11, the museum will honor Air Force Combat Controller John Chapman, Marine Cpl. Matthew Henderson, Marine LCpl Rylee McCollum, Marine LCpl Chance Phelps and Marine LCpl Jerrod Warden. All winners have a Wyoming connection.

“It will be an incredible honor to present families with these flags, a national symbol that uniquely and specifically recognizes in gratitude and respect the ultimate sacrifice made by members of the United States military in service to our nation,” the founder said. of the museum, Dan Starks.

The program will begin at noon on Sept. 11 and is open to the public in the newly opened 599-seat assembly hall in the Poolaw Building on the National Military Vehicle Museum campus.

The NMMV remains open daily through September and will transition to off-season hours beginning October 3, when the museum opens on Wednesdays. until Sunday only.

Learn more about nmmv.org.