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AHM Presentation: Tank Technology

January 20 @ 11:00 am, ending 12:00 pm

$10 – $20

Join us at the American Heritage Museum on Friday, January 20th, at 11 AM, to hear a presentation by AHM docent and former Master Gunner and tank platoon Sergeant Gregg Pomerleau.

Mobility, protection and firepower are the main factors considered when designing and operating tanks. Hear Gregg Pomerleau discuss the history and technologies of tanks and how the concepts of building a better tank has advanced over the millennia. Mr. Pomerleau’s has an extensive knowledge in tanks of all kinds and types and served over 6 years as Tank Platoon Sergeant and gunnery expert.

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Date:
January 20
Time:
11:00 am, ending 12:00 pm
Cost:
$10 – $20
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Open Friday, November 24th!

The American Heritage Museum is open Friday, November 24th, the day after Thanksgiving, from 10am to 5pm and will also be open Saturday and Sunday. Bring your family and friends who are in town for the holiday weekend!