Duty. Honor. Country. Highlights from the West Point Museum Lecture & Reception

Join the Museum on Thursday, March 22 for a Members’ Lecture and Reception!


6:00 p.m. – Brigadier General (Ret.) John Sierdt
6:30 p.m.- David M. Reel, Executive Director of the West Point Museum

7:00-8:30 p.m. – Enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres catered by Chef Narvell

Live music will be performed  by the U.S. Army Materiel Command Band’s “The Arsenal Brass”

$75 Museum members / $100 Non-members

Brigadier General (Ret.) John Zierdt graduated from West Point in 1966 and his family lineage reflects a long history of successful West Point graduates.  He began his career as a project manager working in High Energy Laser and National Missile Defense programs and later specialized in logistical support during a 30 year Army career, which included management positions in the Pentagon.  He also served as Vice President of Huntsville Operations for Orbital Sciences Corporation for 10 years. 

David Reel is a nationally recognized expert in the Museum field with a particular emphasis on the fine Arts and a specialty in american nineteenth century landscape painting and military portraiture.  In his twenty-five years of museum experience, he has worked with private collectors, auction houses, corporate curators and numerous museums to assemble outstanding exhibitions and collections.