Friday, October 21, 2011

Moritzburg Castle "Schloß Moritzburg ", Saxony

Schloss Moritzburg lies on a symmetrical artificial island.
It is named after Duke Moritz of Saxony, who had a hunting lodge built there between 1542 and 1546.
The surrounding woodlands and lakes have been a favourite hunting area
of the electors and kings of Saxony.

Pictures were taken on June 15, 2009

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

National Infantry Museum, Columbus, GA

The National Infantry Museum is located right outside Fort Benning,
The home of the infantry and my husband's new duty station.

The museum is 190,000 square feet (18,000 m2) in size.
The first two exhibits to open in March 2009 were The Officer Candidate School Hall of Honor
and The Ranger Hall of Honor with the remaining exhibits being available
during the grand opening on June 19, 2009.
The museum's signature exhibit is called, "The Last 100 Yards"
 and contains scenes from eight wars in US infantry history
and features lifelike figures cast from actual soldiers.

Pictures were taken on Oct 4, 2011

The Last 100yards