The Foundation

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HONORING HISTORY AND SERVICE

The Admiral Nimitz Foundation has supported a world-class military museum complex from humble beginnings on Fredericksburg’s Main Street since 1971.


VISION AND MISSION

 

 

THE VISION

 

To provide national leadership in articulating the history and lessons learned from the Pacific-Asiatic Theater of Operations during World War II and to offer educational platforms for their application to current and future national security issues. To continue to preserve the legacy of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and the men and women who served in this theater of operations. And, to facilitate programs that honor and support all veterans, past and present.

 

THE MISSION

 

In an agreement with the Texas Historical Commission, the Admiral Nimitz Foundation manages and provides financial support to the National Museum of the Pacific War in order to:

 

  • Preserve and exhibit the material history of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz
  • Preserve and exhibit the material history of the war in the Pacific-Asiatic Theater during World War II
  • Create and participate in programs that honor all veterans past and present, and programs that provide strategic insights into national security issues affecting our country
  • Support education concerning the Pacific-Asiatic Theater during World War II

Experience the human story of WWII in the Pacific Theater told through 55,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, over 900 artifacts, and audio/visual displays.


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