Maj. Gen. James E Livingston was recently appointed to serve as Chairman Emeritus of The National WWII Museum.
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Mayor Will Haynie, and Board Member Jimmy Bagwell accompanied MG James Livingston to Tampa in order to provide the CMOH Society with a Heritage Center update. After the presentation, MG Livingston stated, “I’m very pleased to hear the Society reaffirm its national headquarters will remain in Mount Pleasant."
CMOHMF Executive Board Chairman Tommy McQueeny (left) and Special Forces Team Chairman Jimmy Bagwell receive updates from CMOHMF team members during a recent CMOHMF planning session.
The national headquarters for the Congressional Medal of Honor Society and museum will remain aboard the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant, SC.
Forty seven of the 70 living MOH recipients are expected to attend the convention in Tampa. This will be the largest gathering of Medal of Honor recipients since the 70s. https://www.mohconvention.com/
Charleston County Council members unanimously voted Thursday in favor of that request, but with conditions: the foundation would have to receive at least the $3 million it hopes to get from the town of Mount Pleasant and the $5 million it plans to request from the state of South Carolina.
The Town of Mount Pleasant has voted 8-0 to join Charleston County in an effort to help fund a land-side Medal of Honor (MOH) museum that is slated to debut July 4, 2023.
The Founder’s Society is composed of individuals who pledged a one-time $1000 contribution to be paid by December 31, 2019 (or in two $500 payments by March 31, 2020). The designation entitles donors to be listed on the Founder’s Society Plaque prominently located inside the Congressional Medal of Honor Museum.
The Patriots Point Development Authority approved the conceptual master plan for 30 acres of mixed-use development by Bennett Hospitality, which will invest more than $350 million into this initial phase of the development, which includes restaurants, shops, office buildings, an amphitheater and a hotel.
The Patriots Point Development Authority selected Larry Murray as executive director of the state agency. Murray brings over 34 years of experience in operations, legislative affairs, strategic planning, and training. He is a distinguished veteran and brings excellent leadership abilities to Patriots Point.
In less than four years from now, Mount Pleasant is slated to become home to a larger land-based version of the CMOH Museum that currently sits on the USS Yorktown. Last week, organizers of the Congressional Medal of Honor Museum stated they plan to have the museum constructed and open by July 4, 2023.
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