• Phil Gibbons and Brian Petruskie display a large collection of WWI military equipment. Tin corned beef rations, a shaving kit and cavalry gear served as vintage visual aids as they spoke to crowds on the history of the Quartermaster Corps during "The 90th Anniversary Commemorating the End of World War I" event Nov. 11 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

    Impressions of World War I

    Phil Gibbons and Brian Petruskie display a large collection of WWI military equipment. Tin corned beef rations, a shaving kit and cavalry gear served as vintage visual aids as they spoke to crowds on the history of the Quartermaster Corps during "The...

  • The U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum and U.S. Army Women's Museum at Fort Lee, Va., hosted "The 90th Anniversary Commemorating the End of World War I" on Nov. 11. John Wright shows a family some of the miniature versions of aircraft flown during the war. While talking to groups of visitors, Wright pointed out that not all aircraft were fighters, as some might imagine. There were a variety of planes that flew reconnaissance and bomber missions, all playing important roles during the war.

    Sharing History

    The U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum and U.S. Army Women's Museum at Fort Lee, Va., hosted "The 90th Anniversary Commemorating the End of World War I" on Nov. 11. John Wright shows a family some of the miniature versions of aircraft flown during the war...

  • Joy DeMatteis and James Bond talk about the role of the Salvation Army during World War I as a religious organization that supported the troops, cared for the wounded and enhanced morale right on the front lines with the Soldiers.  The U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum and U.S. Army Women's Museum at Fort Lee, Va., hosted "The 90th Anniversary Commemorating the End of World War I" on Nov. 11. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

    Troop Support During World War I

    Joy DeMatteis and James Bond talk about the role of the Salvation Army during World War I as a religious organization that supported the troops, cared for the wounded and enhanced morale right on the front lines with the Soldiers. The U.S. Army...

  • Dr. Steve Anders, quartermaster historian, enlightens the audience to the history of Camp Lee during World War I. The U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum and U.S. Army Women's Museum at Fort Lee, Va., hosted "The 90th Anniversary Commemorating the End of World War I" on Nov. 11. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

    From Camp Lee to Fort Lee

    Dr. Steve Anders, quartermaster historian, enlightens the audience to the history of Camp Lee during World War I. The U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum and U.S. Army Women's Museum at Fort Lee, Va., hosted "The 90th Anniversary Commemorating the End of...

  • Rick Potter, wearing a vintage World War I pilot uniform and holding a flight jacket and propeller, shared his love of history Nov. 11, during the aerial warfare miniatures demonstration. History came alive at Fort Lee, Va., as the U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum and U.S. Army Women's Museum hosted "The 90th Anniversary Commemorating the End of World War I." Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

    Recreating World War I History

    Rick Potter, wearing a vintage World War I pilot uniform and holding a flight jacket and propeller, shared his love of history Nov. 11, during the aerial warfare miniatures demonstration. History came alive at Fort Lee, Va., as the U.S. Army...

  • History came alive at Fort Lee, Va., as the U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum and U.S. Army Women's Museum hosted "The 90th Anniversary Commemorating the End of World War I" on Nov. 11. Andrea Wilson introduces a group of history students from Appomattox Regional Governor's School to an American Red Cross Canteen. As a canteen volunteer, Wilson related to the audience how they were vital to boosting morale and comforting Soldiers during World War I. In the canteen, Soldiers could have a hot cup of coffee, play a game of chess, or write a letter home. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

    History Comes Alive at Fort Lee

    History came alive at Fort Lee, Va., as the U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum and U.S. Army Women's Museum hosted "The 90th Anniversary Commemorating the End of World War I" on Nov. 11. Andrea Wilson introduces a group of history students from Appomattox...

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