Sandy Crockett, artist and mother of 3rd Chemical Brigade Commander Col. Sean Crockett, sculpted an 8-inch tall figurine replica of the famous Dragon Soldier poster and donated it to the John B. Mahaffey Museum Complex on Fort Leonard Wood May 17. The figurine, which is made from polymer clay over wire and aluminum foil, depicts an African-American Soldier wearing a World War I infantryman’s … [Read more...] about Army mother sculpts Dragon Soldier figurine, donates to chemical museum
“History is what makes a society. Without history, you don’t have a society. How did all societies exist? Because someone recorded their history.” “It provides a connection, a personal connection. The artifacts that we collect, people are more generally apt to connect with (human) examples. We use artifacts for studying. There are examples of current conflicts where the terrain is such … [Read more...] about Viewpoint: Why should society preserve history?