FORT BELVOIR, VIRGINIA--Three New York Army National Guard Soldiers served as the models for the figures in this display in the National Museum of the United States Army at Fort Belvoir Virginia which opens on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. Major Robert Freed posed for the figure holding the radio Major (Chaplain) James Kim was the model for the crouching figure and Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Morrison was the model for the rifleman at the right of the tableau. Other New York National Guard Soldiers modeled for figures in a World War II scene. A virtual ceremony will be held to celebrate the opening at 2 p.m. It will be livestreamed at https://www.dvidshub.net/webcast/25129.
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