Americans in Wartime Experience

Mike Foss

Vietnam War

During the Vietnam War, Mike Foss served his country as a United States Marine.  Inspired by the legendary John Wayne, Mike enlisted into the Marine Corps 6 months prior to graduating from high school in June of 1966.  In July, he was on his way to boot camp.

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The Americans in Wartime Experience explores the impact of war and conflict on America since WWI. It honors those who served in the military and on the home front and highlights the values they demonstrated in serving – duty, honor, and courage. It examines how periods of conflict have profoundly shaped American society. It educates visitors about the costs of war, both on a personal and social level. It challenges visitors to remember the service and sacrifices made by their fellow citizens to preserve and defend our freedoms. LEARN MORE

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