U.S. Army & National Park Service Honor Revolutionary War Hero at Steuben Memorial SHS
Contact: Kelly Cardwell
Contact: Val Morgan, 315-338-7730
Today the United States Army and other branches of the military use the "Blue Book" as a standard of excellence when it comes to carrying out daily duties. On Sunday, June 26 National Park Service staff welcomes Kent Bolke, Curator of the 10th Mountain Division & Fort Drum Museum, to Steuben Memorial, Remsen, NY. Beginning at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Bolke and his museum staff will be discussing Steuben's impact discipline and order in the modern U.S. Army. "We are honored to present the legacy of such a dedicated man," says Bolke.
Did You Know?
Musicians in the Continental Army of the American Revolutionary War acted as the radios of their day. They wore the opposite colors of the other troops in their regiment so their officers could see them to relay orders and form lines around them quickly in battle.