Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Admiral Nimitz Foundation

  • Fredericksburg, TX
  • http://www.pacificwarmuseum.org/our-story/about/

Mission Statement

In an agreement with the Texas Historical Commission, the Admiral Nimitz Foundation manages and provides financial support to the National Museum of the Pacific War in order to:
 ·        -preserve and exhibit the material history of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz;
 ·        -preserve and exhibit the material history of the war in the Pacific-Asiatic Theater during World War II;
 ·       - offer and participate in programs that honor all veterans past and present, and in programs that provide strategic insights into national security issues affecting our country;
 ·       - support education concerning the Asiatic-Pacific Theater during World War II; and,
 ·        -provide the general public, researchers, students, teachers and historians with a readily accessible platform for the exploration of the War in the Pacific-Asiatic during World War II.

Main Programs

  1. National Museum of the Pacific War
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

The Texas Hill Country, Texas and the United States

ruling year

1964

President and CEO

Self-reported

General Michael W. Hagee, USMC (Ret)

Keywords

Self-reported

history, World War II, museum, Pacific War, nimitz, veterans

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Also Known As

National Museum of the Pacific War/Nimitz Museum

EIN

74-1492692

 Number

1817979950

Physical Address

328 East Main St

Fredericksburg, 78624

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

History Museums (A54)

Museum & Museum Activities (A50)

Historical Societies and Related Activities (A80)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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To provide national leadership in articulating the history and lessons learned from the Pacific-Asiatic Theatrer of Operations during World War II and to offer educational platforms for their application to current and future national security issues.   To continue to preserve the legacy of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and the men and women who served in this theater of operations. And, to facilitate programs that honor and support all veterans, past and present.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

National Museum of the Pacific War

The National Museum of the Pacific War consists of: 1) Admiral Nimitz Museum-chronicles the life and career of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz; 2) George Bush Gallery-23, 000 square foot museum gallery - the first of two buildings including state-of-the-art exhibits presenting the war's factual record of heroism, tragedy and triumph; 3) Plaza of the Presidents-an outdoor tribute to the 10 American presidents who served in the armed forces during WWII; 4) Memorial Wall-Memorial plaques/bricks in courtyard dedicated to those who fought in WWII; 5) Japanese Garden of Peace-A traditional Japanese garden donated as a symbolic gift of peace the people of Japan.

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Population(s) Served

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Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

The Texas Hill Country, Texas and the United States

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Financials

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Admiral Nimitz Foundation
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Leadership

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President and CEO

General Michael W. Hagee, USMC (Ret)

BIO

General Hagee served as the 33rd Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps. His military career took him to foreign countries on all continents in combat and peace. His numerous military assignments included Commanding General, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, Deputy Director of Operations at the U.S. European Command and Executive Assistant to the Director of Central Intelligence.
 He presently serves on several boards of directors and advisory boards, both national and international, in areas that include information technology, government services, communications and manufacturing.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Case D. Fischer

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?