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It’s a Bird… it’s a Plane…it’s a Paratrooper?! Army Heritage Days 2015
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"It is fitting and proper that we devote one day each year to paying special tribute to those whose constancy and courage constitute one of the b...
Reconsider the American Way of War at USAHEC
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Explore the disconnect between the popular ideas about the U.S. Military and their real practices from the Revolutionary War to current operation...
The Art of War: From the Trenches to the Classroom
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The military has long been an important subject in art.  In the nineteenth century, Emanuel Leutze immortalized George Washington’s famous c...
Honourable Company of Horners to Hold Annual Meeting at USAHEC
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Carlisle, PA – The Honourable Company of Horners will be holding its annual meeting at the U.S. Army History and Education Center (USAHEC) at Car...

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March 6, 2015 – The Vietnam War

Documents, photographs, and classroom methods to help teachers prepare for the 50th Anniversary of America’s most controversial war.

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August 14, 2015 – NHD in PA

A hands-on guide to planning for National History Day in Pennsylvania for new and veteran teachers.  Guest Speaker:  Peter Miele, Seminary Ridge Museum

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November 13, 2015 – The Cold War

An review of the Cold War, resources from different periods, and interviews with veterans.

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Pennsylvania Act 48 Professional Development Hours

The Army Heritage Center Foundation will provide proof of participation that can be submitted to your school's Act 48 administrator to receive credit through your school.

Continuing Professional Education is important in Pennsylvania. Act 48 of 1999 requires all professional educators holding Pennsylvania public school certificates to participate in Continuing Professional Education. For more information about Act 48 please click here.

The following programs can provide Act 48 opportunities for Pennsylvania Teachers:

Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series

Brooks E. Kleber Memorial Readings in American History