USAHEC Events and Programs

 
The USAHEC hosts many events throughout the year, including lecture programs, interpretive living history events, demonstrations, workshops, and speaker presentations. All USAHEC sponsored events are free and open to the public. Additionally, many of our programs are live-streamed and recorded, and are available on the USAHEC YouTube page. For information on all upcoming events, please continue to check our website and social media pages, or call: (717) 245-3972.
 
Upcoming Events
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Wed, May 22, 2024 - 6:30 PM
Join the USAHEC to welcome LTG George S. Patton to talk about his leadership during World War II in a simulation of his 1945 bond promotion trip. Open to the Public, Free Event, Doors Open at 6:00PM at the USAHEC.
 
 
 
Wed, May 22, 2024 - 1:00 PM
Moderated by Chris Mason of the U.S. Army War College, this panel discussion will include Archivist Allen Knechtmann of the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Curator Hattie Hearn of Imperial War Museums, and Documentary Filmmaker Chris Carey of the Army University Press. The panel will discuss "Operation Overlord," the largest amphibious invasion in military history. For More information: https://www.archives.gov/calendar/event/remembering-the-great-crusade-80th-anniversary-d-day-discussion
 
 
 
Mon, May 27, 2024 - 11:20AM
Join the U.S. Army War College team to commemorate Memorial Day at a solemn ceremony at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center. The outdoor program starts at 11:20AM on 27 May, and will include an address from former 8th Army Commander LTG Bill Burleson, musical selections from the Carlisle Brass Band, an artillery salute from the PAARNG, and a ceremonial flag raising. This program will be outdoors, but will move inside in the case of inclement weather.
 
 
 
Sat, September 14, 2024 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Army Expo '24 is a huge public program showcasing the U.S. Army's heritage, the Army's capabilities today, and the Army of the future. Featuring numerous military vehicles and equipment displays, over 300 reenactors depicting every era of Army history, and an expanded immersive "Futures Room," the entire family will enjoy learning about their Army and the supporting Civilian Service. The program and parking are FREE and open to the public from 9am to 5pm each day, and will include an extensive food truck court, musical entertainment, and scheduled programming.
 
 
 
Sun, September 15, 2024 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Army Expo '24 is a huge public program showcasing the U.S. Army's heritage, the Army's capabilities today, and the Army of the future. Featuring numerous military vehicles and equipment displays, over 300 reenactors depicting every era of Army history, and an expanded immersive "Futures Room," the entire family will enjoy learning about their Army and the supporting Civilian Service. The program and parking are FREE and open to the public from 9am to 5pm each day, and will include an extensive food truck court, musical entertainment, and scheduled programming.