Modern Military Tour
Visit FREEDOM MEMORIAL PARK to honor the combat losses from the citizens of Cumberland County. Monuments honor Cumberland County’s war dead from World War I, World War II and both the Korean and Vietnam Wars.
Intersection of Hay Street and Bragg Blvd.
Just across the street, experience the history of the US Army Airborne at the AIRBORNE AND SPECIAL OPERATIONS MUSEUM. The museum features life-size dioramas, multi-media exhibits, a Vista-Scope large screen theater to show the film Descending from the Clouds and the Pitch, Roll and Yaw motion simulator where you experience airborne training.
100 Bragg Blvd., Fayetteville, NC • (910) 643-2766 • www.asomf.org
Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Closed Monday.
Admission: Free; charge for movie and motion simulator.
Travel to Fort Bragg and have lunch at the FORT BRAGG OFFICER’S CLUB.
Building 1-4930, Armistead and Totten Streets, Fort Bragg NC (910) 907-CLUB
Have your picture taken with IRON MIKE, Fort Bragg’s tribute to the Airborne Trooper. The 15-foot statue is dedicated to the airborne trooper who is always watching, waiting and alert. Since 1961, “Iron Mike” has been the post’s most prominent symbol. His stance is that of an airborne soldier who has completed a jump.
Traffic circle at Randolph and Armistead Streets, For t Bragg, NC
Learn the history of the prestigious 82nd Airborne Division at the 82ND AIRBORNE DIVISION WAR MEMORIAL MUSEUM. This museum tells the story of the division from 1917 (pre-Airborne) to present day. On the grounds is an impressive equipment display.
Bldg C-6841 Ardennes Street, For t Bragg, NC • (910) 432-3443
Schedule permitting, wrap up your day with a stop at SICILY DROP ZONE to see actual Airborne training.
Manchester Road, Fort Bragg, NC • (910) 396-MEMO