About us and the project

The Miami Military Museum and Memorial is Anthony Atwood’s vision, dedicated to the preservation of South Florida’s military history, communicated through education and public events showcasing historic military moments and South Florida’s contribution...Honoring all who served then and now.  The Miami Military Museum and Memorial is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization.  

Our greatest thanks and deepest appreciation goes out to the men and women listed below for without their belief, hard work and continued support, this project would not have been possible.

State of Florida: 
Governor Rick Scott, Senator Frank Artiles, Senator Anitere Flores, Representative Jose Felix Diaz.

Miami-Dade County:
Commissioner Dennis Moss, Commissioner Jose Diaz, School Board Representative Lubby Navarro.

Supporters of Friends of the Miami Military Museum & Memorial:
Rear Admiral Norm Heyer, USN(Ret), Rear Admiral Julian Benjamin,USN(Ret), Maj. General Bernard Loeffke USA(Ret), Captain Robert Grant, USCG(Ret), Raul Mas, Honorary Civilian Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, James Kallaher (Military Historian), Gustavo Cruz (Director, MDC Military Affairs Board),  Georgie Carter Krell (Past President Gold Star Mothers), Janet Ray (Wings of Valor),  Manny Pichardo (Wings of Valor), Tom Kaiser (WWII Vet),  Don Slesnick (Lt. Col, USA(Ret) and Past Mayor Coral Gables), Ernie Sochin (Vice Mayor of Culter Bay), Luciano Suarez (Councilman West Miami).