Americans in Wartime Experience

Richard Robinson

Cold War

During the Cuban Missle Crisis, Richard Robinson served his country as a member of the United States Navy.  He served aboard a ship that was part of the blockade to prevent the Soviet Union from bring nuclear equipped missiles to Cuba.

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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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