The Sons of Liberty represented groups of patriots in the American Revolution. Throughout the history of the United States there have been sons and daughters that continued this tradition; they are those that served in the military. The Sons of Liberty Museum is "saving military history one soldier at a time" (sm) honoring and providing education including STEM-HGL programs as we tell the story of the service of these 'Sons'.
Saving Military History One Soldier At A Time
Sons of Liberty Museum is dedicated to the memory of all who served, nothing more or less.
For Immediate Release: October 9, 2020
Open Letter to All Veterans, Friends, Families, Citizens.
What would you say or think when two Non-Profits, the Army Air Corps Museum and the Sons of Liberty Museums facebook pages have been completely deleted? The personal accounts of the two admins who happen to be the organizations' executive directors also found the chopping block. There was no warning, no 'facebook jail' or suspension. None of our posts were fact checked only history in stories and photos enjoyed by our followers. This happened sometime Monday, Oct. 5, 2020.
Our slogans and mantra is "Saving Military History One Soldier at a Time" as we provide historical accounts of the men and women of all branches of service from the Revolutionary War to present day. We honor the service those 'Sons of Liberty' who have sworn an oath to defend the constitution and defend it against all enemies both foreign and domestic.
So what problem does facebook have with these two very patriotic and non-political organizations? What problem do they have with our veterans and their service?
These groups have been on facebook for over 10 years with no problems but in a blink of an eye they are gone as if they never existed; no reason given.
For years these Museums have had programs and exhibits at various civic events in North Texas including the symphony, veteran gala events, veteran organizational meetings and air shows. They provide programs for many schools teaching history to children about their ancestors. They have also exhibited at the Texas State Capitol in Austin.
With COVID these Museums have not been able to be in the public sphere and have lost one of their revenue streams.
On facebook they had thousands of followers in a very active feed. Many people viewed our monthly newsletter in that feed. A second revenue stream has disappeared. Additionally, many artifact donations occurred as a result of a first contact via facebook.
These Museums become the custodians of your family heritage and tell the history of Citizen Soldiers. We believe this is a very righteous mission; what say you?
So what made facebook spit on the Sons of Liberty Museum and the Army Air Corps Library and Museum? ....
Sound off America ..... Sound off patriots .....
We continue to send out our monthly e-newsletter and build upon our half-million web pages but we have lost touch with thousands of facebook followers if they are not on our newsletter list.
We need your support and you can do this in many ways.
1. Please forward this notice to all of your friends.
2. Please signup for our newsletter and get others to do so enabling us to maintain contact.
3. Please make a monetary donation.
We thank you for your support.
Robert Coalter, Jason Weigler.
Here are a few of those stories
With an expansive collection of military artifacts dating from the Civil War to the present day conflicts we can tailor programs to meet the interest of each audience. Uniforms, gear, weapons, medals, ribbons, photos, scrapbooks, periodicals, papers and battlefield relics preserve rich historical stories. This collection continues to grow and we welcome donations from all branches of service, Army, Army Air Corps, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and including the Coast Guard, Merchant Marine and the new Space Force. We also house artifacts from the service academies, military schools and persons who worked on the homefront during wartime.
In this day we also devote resources to the digital side of our organization where we have amassed over 250,000 web pages of material. This includes histories and an honor roll. With a strategic partner the MIARN we have published material on our citizen soldiers still listed as Missing in Action.
The training of personnel and usage of military functions have their roots in geography, math and science and we are generating programs containing these foundational disciplines and these are portrayed in the resultant service of the individual.
Exhibits and equipment are props that aid in the storytelling of this melding of history and personal service.
Saving History One Soldier At A Time.
Artifacts in the collection take on many shapes and sizes. The Purple Heart from a Killed In Action, fatigues from jungles of Vietnam. Uniforms of Medal of Honor recipients. The first to step foot on Utah Beach on D-Day. Members of SHAEF, Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces, World War II. Awardees of three CIBs, (Combat Infantryman's Badge) signifying having been on the front lines in three wars; World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Items from three generations of families serving in three conflicts; World War I, World War II and Vietnam. Marines killed on Saipan, Army Green Berets, Special Forces. MACV-SOG. Skippers of Destoryers and Navy aviators. Tankers, mortarmen, riflemen, engineers, artillery and logistical support, all MOS. Privates to Generals. Men and women of the service during the last 20 years including the Gulf War are also well represented.
We welcome your support in many areas. Monetary donations assist with many areas of operations from our web operations to archival supplies, acquisitions and program development. Artifact donations preserve more histories and volunteers help us with digitization and data transcription for our database.
The Sons of Liberty Museum is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization as defined by the Internal Revenue Service and is currently exhibiting and providing education programs at schools, reunions, organization meetings and other civic events.
Join with us in Saving Military History One Soldier at a Time.
Do you have items such as papers, photos, uniforms, gear, guns, weapons and other artifacts? Read more and Support Us.
If you have any data on units and those who served we would be interested in adding it to our digital project-library; please Contact Us
One way we promote public education of military history is through our exhibits. View some pictures of recent Exhibits.
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