Established in 1933 as the American Military History Foundation, renamed in 1939 the American Military Institute, and renamed again in 1990 the Society for Military History, the Society is devoted to stimulating and advancing the study of military history. Its membership (today more than 2300) has included many of the nation's most prominent scholars, soldiers, and citizens interested in military history.
The Society for Military History Annual Business Meeting will be held Sunday April 6, 2014 7:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. at the Westin Crown Center Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri. All members in good standing are welcome to attend.
Professor James M. McPherson gave the George C. Marshall Lecture in Military History on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at the American Historical Association Meeting in Washington, DC. The Marshall Lecture is co-sponsored annually by the Society and The George C. Marshall Foundation, and has become a highly anticipated event at the AHA. If you were not able to see the lecture in person, you can view it online at http://hnn.us/article/154435.
The Society is pleased to make its members aware of the New Books in Military History channel of the New Books Network. The site features discussions with military historians as well as announcements and summaries of newly published books in military history.