On Saturday, April 13, 2019, was the Official Grand Opening for the Greater Middletown Military Museum. There was a Ribbon Cutting and Open House at 2:00pm and a Dinner at 6:00pm.
On Veteran’s Day, 2018, an open house was held to preview the newly built Greater Middletown Military Museum. The museum collections had been delivered from the Remington Rand storage facility and other scattered locations and now were finally housed in a single location at its new home on 200 Walnut Grove Road, Middletown, CT 06457.
The SGU National Monument (Secret Guerilla Unit) was delivered and assembled on site (a Huey helicopter owned by the U.S. Air Force and on loan to SGU National Monument CT Foundation). The monument was ceremoniously dedicated also on Veteran’s Day, 2018. This helicopter flew combat missions in Laos by the CIA and Laotion allies during the Vietnam war.
On June 20th 2017 a ground-breaking ceremony was held for the Greater Middletown Military Museum. In attendance were State and Local government officials, representatives from Veteran’s organizations, Museum Board of Directors and Members as well as Westfield Fire Department Members and the Public.