Franco-American Cooperative Agreement Signed

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November 23, 2015

First Bilateral Agreement Signed
Washington, DC -
WASHINGTON, DC: On Thursday, 19 November in a ceremony at its Washington offices, the U.S. World War One Centennial Commission signed a partnership of mutual support with France’s Mission Du Centenaire 14-18. Mission Du Centenaire is the official government agency in France set up to provide public education and commemoration for the war, and is the counterpart to the U.S commission. The agreement was signed by Commission Executive Director Dan Dayton and Mission Du Centenaire Director General Joseph Zimet.

State Collaboration - The Toolkit
WASHINGTON, DC - We will hold our second State Outreach Collaboration Call on Thursday December 3 at Noon EST. This Call will focus on Library Exhibitions. Subsequent calls will take place on the first Thursday of each month. Reminders will be sent out two weeks before and the day of. The call-in number will be the same as past calls - contact a State Outreach Coordination team member to get on the roster.

First Tennessee Infantry
NASHVILLE, TN - Commissioner Hester and PMML representative Susan Mennenga were on hand as the new Tennessee WWI Centennial Commission celebrated their establishment with a number of activities. Among them was the unveiling of a beautifully restored WWI memorial to the First Tennessee Infantry. Tennessee Infantry Memorial

WWI Messenger Pouch

Messengers, known as “trench runners”, had the perilous duty of bearing messages from one area or command unit to another.

messenger pouchNow you can own a WWI vintage-inspired Messenger Pouch that combines function and style while conveying American pride. Made in the USA, this dark khaki pouch, with room for keys, wallet, tablet and documents, proudly displays a distressed “U.S” imprint on the outside flap, and includes an exclusive garment label commemorating the U.S. Centennial of World War One.

Get it from the Official US WWI Centennial Merchandise Store.

A portion of all merchandise proceeds support the US WWI Centennial and the National WWI Memorial project.

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