NMMH gets a new name and 45,000 sq. ft. space

Naples Museum of Military History (NMMH) has a new name: Gulf Coast Museum of Military History (GCMMH) & Veterans Advancement Center (VAC). The new name reflects our “Growth and Expansion Initiative”, and the current construction plan of our 45,000 sq ft new museum. The new state-of-the-art complex will be the new home of over 13,000 … Read more

Donation to Wounded Warriors of Collier County

On behalf of the Naples Museum of Military History, Dave Hinds, the president of the Museum, donated his veteran’s disability check of $1,600 to the Wounded Warriors of Collier County and other veterans experiencing hardships due to the Coronavirus. As a former combat Marine in Vietnam 1966 and received three (3) Purple Hearts, Dave felt … Read more

Remembering the End of WWII

The following excerpt appeared Saturday, August 29, 2020 in Florida Weekly. Read the full article here. “I was assigned to the receiving station at Okinawa, and we were getting prepared for the invasion of Japan in November (1945),” Mr. Cortright said. “Thank God we didn’t have to invade because the (Army) Air Force took care … Read more

Museum receives donation of mutual fund shares

In December of 2019, the Naples Museum of Military History received a generous donation of mutual fund shares from Leslie and Harry Durling to honor Harry’s brother-in-law, Robert Dietz, Medal of Honor recipient in WW2

Piece of Korean War Memorial finds home at Naples Museum of Military History

From the Naples Daily News (August 2019): Korean War Veterans Association National Vice President Jeffrey J. Brodeur presents a piece of the Korean War National Memorial to David Hinds, board of director and president at the Naples Museum of Military History, on Friday at the Naples Airport. View More on NaplesNews.com

The Truth is: Wonderful Naples On-The-Gulf

The Naples Museum of Military history recently got a mention in Life In Naples Magazine’s article, “The Truth is: Wonderful Naples On-The-Gulf“. In the article, Lois Bolin recounts Naples’ interesting history with the Naples Airfield being placed on the defense improvement list in 1941 and how the U. S. Army Airfield began to train pilots … Read more

Milling Around the Military Museum

Naples Museum of Military History was featured in the November 2018 issue of eBella Magazine. Writer Kristine Meek details the museum’s beginnings and artifacts that are available on display. VIEW FULL ARTICLE