Americans in Wartime Experience

Rick Berry


Rick Berry served his country during the War on Terror as a member of the United States Air Force.  During the morning of September 11, 2001, Rick was working inside the Pentagon.  His recollection of that fateful morning provides for a compelling account of the worst attack on the United States homeland since Pearl Harbor.

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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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