(Dubois, Wyoming) – The National Museum of Military Vehicles will host the Colorado Military History Group in its museum near Dubois. The CMHG will present living history programs at the museum on Saturday and Sunday, July 2 and 3.
The volunteer re-enactors will represent American soldiers serving in the European theater of operations in the fall of 1944. Their small encampment will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during this weekend. The CMHG will feature live soldier and tactical demonstrations continuously throughout the day and will host informal vehicle demonstrations of a restored World War II era Jeep.
The mission of the Colorado Military Historical Group is to preserve and represent military heritage, artifacts, and traditions through public and private reenactments, memorials, and commemorative events.
“The Colorado Military Historical Group, its mission and its programs are a perfect fit with our mission to honor veterans and their families,” said Doug Cubbison, curator at the National Museum of Military Vehicles and event organizer.
There will be no additional fees charged for this special military history event. Guests will be subject to the normal admission charged to access the museum. Veterans and active duty military are always welcome at no charge.
This event is the first living history program presented at the National Military Vehicle Museum which is open daily throughout the summer except July 4, when the museum will display many of its tanks and vehicles in the annual parade. of the city’s independence day.