The mission of the 116th Infantry Regiment Foundation, Inc. is to perpetuate the history and lineage of the 116th Infantry Regiment and support current unit activities. The regiment was originally founded as militia in 1741, distinguished itself as the Stonewall Brigade during the Civil War, landed in the first waves on Omaha Beach and most recently deployed to Bosnia, Iraq, Kuwait, and Afghanistan.

It is the seventh oldest military organization in America. The foundation provides a museum for artifacts and objects of historical significance from the regiment; provides educational activities, maintains unit archives; conducts fund raising activities and supports an annual conference for members of the regiment.