Members of the Veteran Association of the First Corps of Cadets are conducting 6 sessions of Museum Management and Collection Training. The training developed through the VAFCC’s relationship with the Harvard University graduate program for Museum Studies, and is led by Valarie Kinkade, Museum & Collector Resource (MCR). Valarie is one of the nation’s leading museum consultants, and is currently completing the new Ross Perot Museum in Texas and the Kennedy Family Museum on Cape Cod.
Today, students are expanding their museum vocabulary, learning about the Past Perfect database, and conducting object research and completing the AFCC Artifact Data Collection Form exercise.
The VAFCC is also honored to have Valarie Kinkade as the guest speaker for the Annual Meeting on 2 April, 2017.
Tickets have sold out and are no longer available 15th Annual Veterans Recognition event.
On 23 October 2016, LTC James Blake relinquished command of the 211th Military Police Battalion, First Corps of Cadets to LTC Richard Cipro. The ceremony was held at Fort Devens, MA.
On 19 October 2016, the First Corps of Cadets celebrated their 275th Anniversary. The ceremony was held at the Park Plaza Castle (the original armory of the First Corps of Cadets).
On behalf of the Veteran Association of the First Corps of Cadets, Chief Ed Steadman presents 2LT Steven Ashman with two plaques. 2LT Ashman graduated from the Massachusetts National Guard’s Officer Candidate School (OCS) on 15 October 2016. 2LT Ashman will serve as an officer in the 211th Military Police Battalion, First Corps of Cadets.