Thursday, February 23, 2017

Redmond Historical Society Speaker Series: "Camp Lewis and the Great War"

Saturday, March 11 @ 10:30 am  
Camp Lewis and the Great War
Erik Flint
M.A. Lt. Col., U.S. Army Reserve Director, Lewis Army Museum, Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Camp Lewis opened in September 1917 as a training and mobilization center where the 91st Division would prepare for service in World War I. The camp became home to 40,000 troops learning to soldier. Erik Flint, Director for the Lewis Army Military Museum at JBLM shares the early history of Camp Lewis as the nation commemorates the centennial of the United States entering the Great War.

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