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Inside The Army’s Spectacular, Hidden Treasure Room
BuzzFeed Politics ^ | February 20, 2014 | Benny Johnson

Posted on 02/21/2014 9:03:28 AM PST by re_tail20

Remember that ending scene out of Indiana Jones where the Ark of the Covenant is boxed up and wheeled through an endless government warehouse?

Did you know that that place actually exists?

It is located 30 minutes outside Washington, D.C., at Fort Belvoir in Virginia. The building itself is very nondescript…

(Excerpt) Read more at buzzfeed.com ...


TOPICS: Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: americansoldier; army; armymuseum; ftbelvoir; museum; virginia

1 posted on 02/21/2014 9:03:28 AM PST by re_tail20
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To: re_tail20

Top men are studying this material. Top....Men.


2 posted on 02/21/2014 9:07:52 AM PST by DManA
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To: re_tail20

waaaay cool re_tail20
good job


3 posted on 02/21/2014 9:10:03 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: DManA

???


4 posted on 02/21/2014 9:10:05 AM PST by txhurl
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To: re_tail20

WOW.


5 posted on 02/21/2014 9:11:29 AM PST by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: re_tail20

Warehouse 14?


6 posted on 02/21/2014 9:11:52 AM PST by SwankyC (Democrats and Republicans agree, govt coercion is OK if it fits your idea of whats OK)
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To: txhurl

Final words from the bureaucrats in the movie.


7 posted on 02/21/2014 9:13:44 AM PST by DManA
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To: FReepers

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8 posted on 02/21/2014 9:13:49 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: re_tail20

Nice.


9 posted on 02/21/2014 9:13:59 AM PST by arderkrag (An Unreconstructed Georgian, STANDING WITH RAND.)
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To: re_tail20

10 posted on 02/21/2014 9:14:43 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: re_tail20; zot; 2ndDivisionVet; Alamo-Girl; NYer; Interesting Times; SeraphimApprentice

The Center of Military History at Ft. McNair consistently denies that it has the Roswell aliens and their space craft hidden in the third level sub-basement of its building. Thus I doubt they will admit to having the Ark of the Covenant at Ft. Belvoir.


11 posted on 02/21/2014 9:15:19 AM PST by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I have nightmares this time of year, as my Garden Center receiving dock looks JUST LIKE THAT this time of year!

*Silent Scream* (Can’t panic my staff, LOL!)


12 posted on 02/21/2014 9:23:01 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: LostInBayport
Indeed ...

We have the National Museum of the United States Air Force ...

More recently, we have the National Museum of the Marine Corps...

The article states that the Army is planning something similar to display this collection. 'Tis a worthy endeavor.

13 posted on 02/21/2014 9:23:40 AM PST by NorthMountain
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To: re_tail20

When the zombies come, it’s all mine.


14 posted on 02/21/2014 9:25:11 AM PST by The KG9 Kid
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To: DManA

WOWIE ZOWIE! Thanks for posting this! Forwarded the site to everyone I know. Incredible!


15 posted on 02/21/2014 9:25:17 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: re_tail20

Build it, and we will come


16 posted on 02/21/2014 9:25:56 AM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: GreyFriar
The Center of Military History at Ft. McNair consistently denies that it has the Roswell aliens and their space craft hidden in the third level sub-basement of its building.

Of course they don't. The pickled aliens are under Hangar 18 at Wright-Patterson. That's why the Foreign Technology Division is located at WPAFB.

17 posted on 02/21/2014 9:26:30 AM PST by NorthMountain
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To: re_tail20

I’d love to spend a few days in there.


18 posted on 02/21/2014 9:29:58 AM PST by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: re_tail20
Not a single piece in this massive collection is open to the public. Why is it kept under lock and key in a blackened warehouse?

Simple answer: Because there is no museum to house it.

Bull. There's a number of museums in DC's Smithsonian complex. The collection could be rotated through there, a new set every month. It would probably draw lots of regular visitors.

The Army doesn't want to, because they want their own little empire.

19 posted on 02/21/2014 9:35:29 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: re_tail20

Looking through the art work I was kinda let down. No poker playing dogs anywhere to be seen. LOL! Bitchin’ stuff though.


20 posted on 02/21/2014 9:35:52 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme),unemployment will necessarily skyrocket! Despite the % dropping. Period.)
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To: GreyFriar
The Center of Military History at Ft. McNair consistently denies that it has the Roswell aliens and their space craft hidden...

They can't hide it forever. There's a line item on the museum specs that reads "subterranean slime pits, pressurized".

21 posted on 02/21/2014 9:41:42 AM PST by Billthedrill
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To: onedoug

ping


22 posted on 02/21/2014 9:43:38 AM PST by windcliff
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To: GreyFriar

Thanks for the ping to this excellent post.

The Roswell aliens are probably in cold storage at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

The Ark of the Covenant is said to be in Ethiopia.


23 posted on 02/21/2014 9:48:09 AM PST by zot
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To: re_tail20

Gee imagine what is being hidden away in Warehouse 13 in the South Dakota Badlands.


24 posted on 02/21/2014 10:06:34 AM PST by The Great RJ
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To: PapaBear3625; NorthMountain

Raising the funds to build the museum has been the main problem. The majority percentage of the cost must be provided by the private sector, and the donations have not been coming in. The Army is providing the land at Ft. Belvoir, provided the good citizens of Virginia don’t begin another “not in my back yard” protest that has cause 3 relocations of the proposed spot in the last 10-15 years.

The totally private Army Historical Foundation is the fund raising organization for the National Museum of the US Army. A museum for the Army was authorized by Congress in the 1800’s but the cavaet with that no govenment funds would be spent.

Being somewhat aquainted with the Smithsonian, their exhibit schedule is based on 6 and 12 month rotations, not monthly.

Also, don’t worry the Center of Military history is having its staff cut by 25% as part of the DoD headquarters reduction over the next two years.


25 posted on 02/21/2014 10:14:22 AM PST by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

You and your staff enable us to have a pretty spring and summer. Don’t get grumpy yet!


26 posted on 02/21/2014 10:34:05 AM PST by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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To: NorthMountain

Nah. . .Groom Lake.

And all the aliens didn’t die, they just moved to San Francisco after the battle and truce between the Grey and Humans against the Reptilians. . .and after they closed their base in Dulche, NM.


27 posted on 02/21/2014 10:40:55 AM PST by Hulka
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To: re_tail20

Astonishing collection! Thank you for posting.


28 posted on 02/21/2014 10:41:52 AM PST by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: Twinkie

Not grumpy - just overwhelmed to the point where it haunts my dreams! :)


29 posted on 02/21/2014 10:43:52 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: bigbob; re_tail20; Doomonyou

See my post # 25 on why NMUSA is not yet built.


30 posted on 02/21/2014 10:47:47 AM PST by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: re_tail20

Did anyone doubt the veracity of that ending?


31 posted on 02/21/2014 10:52:22 AM PST by Boiler Plate ("Why be difficult, when with just a little more work, you can be impossible" Mom)
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To: Hulka

The plot is always thicker and deeper, and the conspiracies more complicated than the mundanes know.

Be sure you stick to the Official Cover Story, and keep the Real Secrets ... secret.


32 posted on 02/21/2014 10:53:24 AM PST by NorthMountain
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To: re_tail20

Way cool!


33 posted on 02/21/2014 10:58:42 AM PST by PLMerite
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To: re_tail20

I spent 3+ years as an instructor at Belvoir. Never knew this facility was there.


34 posted on 02/21/2014 11:21:15 AM PST by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: NorthMountain

Shhhsssshhh. . . .”they” are watching. . . .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLRZ0dIvwHY

;-)


35 posted on 02/21/2014 11:55:03 AM PST by Hulka
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To: everyone

Welcome to the Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

The NMUSA will be more than just a building. It will be an experience that will engage visitors of all ages emotionally and intellectually in the Army’s history and heritage and allow them to experience what it is like to be a Soldier. Click here to view our latest video about the National Museum of the United States Army.

National Army Museum, approach view. Conceptual rendering courtesy of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP.

Website link. . .

https://armyhistory.org/

36 posted on 02/21/2014 12:16:28 PM PST by deks (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: re_tail20

Photo credit: The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

The Registry of the American Soldier

The National Museum of the U.S. Army recognizes the service and sacrifice of the American Soldier at home and around the world, at war and during peace.

The Registry of the American Soldier provides an opportunity for anyone who served in the U.S. Army to have his or her name and service history placed on record at the Museum. If you served, you need to be in the Registry!

You may also register the name of a family member or friend, if they currently serve, or have served in the U.S. Army, or submit someone from the past.

The Registry will be on permanent display at the Museum, and it will be accessible via the internet for those who cannot visit in person.

The Registry of the American Soldier is a publicly submitted listing of those who served in the U.S. Army. There is no fee for submitting a Soldier's name or photo to the Registry. The Registry is not an official document of the U.S. Government.

37 posted on 02/21/2014 12:30:49 PM PST by deks (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Have no fear. Some of your coporate masters stuff will be winging its way to me very soon now. I’m sure your customers are just waiting for a break in the weather in ‘Ice Age Wisconsin’.


38 posted on 02/21/2014 12:33:01 PM PST by Black Agnes
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To: DManA

Hitler made a giant underground cavern too. Watch it on Netflix, “The Reich Underground”.


39 posted on 02/21/2014 12:58:09 PM PST by bicyclerepair (TERM LIMITS .......... TERM LIMITS .......... TERM LIMITS)
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To: re_tail20; windcliff; stylecouncilor

I’ll wait until We kick islamist ass and can see that collection before I’ll contribute to the museum.


40 posted on 02/21/2014 2:00:27 PM PST by onedoug
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To: GreyFriar

Thanks for the ping!


41 posted on 02/22/2014 8:30:14 AM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Just do the best you can and let the rest of it go!


42 posted on 02/24/2014 3:20:28 AM PST by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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To: Twinkie

Every day! :)


43 posted on 02/24/2014 6:26:38 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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