Army Brats needed for museum exhibit

Calling Army Brats of every generation! The National Museum of the United States Army is collecting stories and photos for the Museum’s “Growing Up Army” exhibit – a special place in the Museum that will recognize and honor Army families … More »

10 Questions with Hayes Otoupalik

Talking with a hobby legend. We are all in this together. In an effort to report on the state of different facets of the military collectibles market, Military Trader strives to discover and share the opinions of the hobby’s leading … More »

Multi-patched WWI Army uniforms

Odd combo? Never say “never!” by Alexander Barnes Among the world of US Army uniform collectors who focus on the period from WWII to the modern day, some of the most prized acquisitions are dual-patched uniforms —reflecting a soldier’s combat … More »

Finding Leo

Grandmother’s story leads to uncovering a hero’s record by Michael Staton Sitting on my feet, boosting myself to see the whole kitchen table, I reached to adjust one of my plastic soldiers into the correct position. My grandmother’s words echoed stories … More »

Headdress of the Khedive and Shah

French-Made Helmets of Egypt and Persia by Peter Suciu The French connection to the Middle East is a long and complicated one, dating back to Napoleon Bonaparte’s campaign in Egypt and Syria (1798-1801). His Arméed’Orient advanced all the way to … More »