• US Freedom: The Boeing Center
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  • The Laborde Services Gallery
  • The Laborde Services Gallery
  • The Laborde Services Gallery
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The Laborde Services Gallery pays homage to the 16 million men and women who served in the US Armed Forces in World War II.

Made possible through a gift In Honor of Alden, John, Lucien, & C.E. Laborde

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Command Central Interactive exhibits in Command Central highlight the roles of all the branches of the US Armed Forces and how they worked together to secure victory. Visitors can use touchscreen technology to explore major battles and campaigns, and to view maps, archival images and associated weaponry.
Voices of Courage Hear the stories of life in World War II told by veterans themselves — focusing on the universal themes of Why We Fight, Experience of War and Military Life. These personal accounts from the Museum’s expansive collection are inspirational, emotional and sometimes even humorous. The words of these humble eyewitnesses to history make it clear to visitors that the war was fought by real men with faces and personalities — a lesson made even more poignant by the fact that so many did not get the chance to grow old and so many more have left us without sharing their experiences.

Made possible through a gift from Superior Energy Services
Medal of Honor In a war where so many gave so much, and some gave all, the 464 Medal of Honor recipients hold our nation’s highest honor and esteem. The Medal of Honor exhibit gives visitors the opportunity to see the faces of these brave men, read about their actions and even search for recipients by state, service branch or theater of operation.

Made possible through a gift from the Goldring Family Foundation & The Woldenberg Foundation
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The Almar Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. John P. Laborde
Tidewater Inc.

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc.
Gulf Island Fabrication Inc.
Murphy Oil Corporation
Stone Energy Corporation
V.T. Halter Marine, Inc.

Laura and Ruben Dauzat
Mr. and Mrs. John Horigan
Mr. Cliffe F. Laborde
Mr. Cliffe E. Laborde III
Kevin A. Laborde
Mr. Lucien P. Laborde
Mr. Lucien Laborde, Jr.
Mr. Theodore Laborde
Eric and Sarah Laborde Ehrensing
Mr. Kent Liliedahl
Noonie and Clay LeJeune
Pan-American Life
Joan L. Ross
Nancy and Sidney Williams


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October 22, 2014
White Glove Wednesdays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

October 22, 2014
Lagniappe Lecture/Meet the Author
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

October 22, 2014
"America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
11:45 am buffet seating
Stage Door Canteen

October 24, 2014
WWII AirPower Expo 2014
9:00 am – 5:00 pm New Oreans Lakefront Airport

October 24, 2014
WWII AirPower Swing Dance
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
New Orleans Lakefront Airport Terminal

October 24, 2014
"The Mysterious Wisterias" starring Ricky Graham
6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket
Stage Door Canteen

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