The Mission of the 116th Infantry Regiment Foundation, Inc. is to:
• Provide museums and archives for exhibits and artifacts of historic significance from the 116th Infantry Regiment and area Citizen Soldiers. • Conduct education programs for Students and Adults. • Sponsor fund raising activities and other events. • Support an annual Muster for members of The Regiment and Guests.
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 in WWII, and more recently deployed to Bosnia, Iraq, Kuwait, Afghanistan, and Qatar. 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 Muster (Conference and Dinner) for members and friends of the 116th Infantry Regiment.
(A non-profit charitable organization under the provisions of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code)