Double Victory: The African American Military Experience conveys a sense of appreciation and respect for the military service of African Americans from the American Revolution to the current War on Terror. It establishes an understanding that the African American military experience shapes opportunities for the greater community and has profoundly shaped the nation.

Visitors will be amazed by the depth of military service and loyalty to the United States from the inception of the nation to today. In choosing to serve in the military, African Americans sought to have their service understood by the nation as a demand for liberty and citizenship.

African American men and women who engaged in the military made their service useful not only for the good of their country, but to benefit both their personal lives and their community.