We just missed it, everyone! Operation Footlocker is one of the neatest activities available to ABQ brats. To learn more, head to americanmilitaryfamilymuseum.wordpress.com. They’re out of ABQ!


Lifting the lid of an old military footlocker, one might expect to find folded clothing, a shaving kit and some Kiwi for polishing boots.  Instead, a footlocker packed with military families’ memories will be on display from 1100-1700 hrs. on April 13 at the Kirtland AFB Library, Bldg. 20204.
Operation Footlocker is a community outreach program sponsored by the Museum of the American Military Family (MAMF), a recently formed nonprofit organization based in Albuquerque.

“Using these footlockers loaded with mementos, we want to inspire young people to learn about and uphold the ideals of national service and to inform the general public of the cost and sacrifices our military families experience as part of our national security,” said Dr. Circe Olson Woessner, the museum’s Executive Director.

Members of the MAMF Board of Directors will be on hand to answer questions about the footlocker’s contents, as well as about the…

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