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African American Military History Museum Hattiesburg Zoo Hattiesburg Saenger
 
Museum Hours
Wed - Fri

 

Saturday
10am-4pm

 

12pm-4pm

10am-12pm appointment only 

 

 

Hattiesburg Hall of Honor Criteria

Nominees for the Hattiesburg Hall of Honor must meet all criteria listed below.* Criteria for nominees to the African American Military History Museum Hall of Honor include but are not limited to the following:

Nominees must:

  • Be an African American individual who has served honorably in the United States military.
  • Be a native of or a resident of Hattiesburg or the surrounding area** or who is strongly identified with Hattiesburg, who has made contributions of significant historic value to African American military history or the military overall.
  • Be a person of ability and character who has exhibited the qualities of patriotism, integrity, moral and/or physical courage and/or public service.
*Only the African American Military History Museum Executive Committee has the power to nominate someone who has not served in the military, but meets other requirements.
**Includes Forrest, Lamar, Covington, Marion, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Perry, Pearl River and Wayne Counties.
***All active African American Military History Committee Members are eligible for induction into the Hattiesburg Hall of Honor regardless of county of residence. 
 

Approval for nominees to be placed in the Hattiesburg Hall of Honor requires a majority vote of the African American Military History Museum Executive Committee.

All nominations must be received at least 30 days prior to the next Committee meeting. Candidates will become valid members of the Hattiesburg Hall of Honor immediately following a favorable majority vote of Committee members present.

Please provide full name, name of nominating party, title, contact information, photograph, full biographical information, a copy of nominee’s DD-214, and the reason for the recommendation of the individual to:

Attn: Latoya Norman

African American Military History Museum

305 East 6th Street

Hattiesburg, MS 39401