AIA Troop Lectures
The Archaeological Institute of America implemented a program in 2005 to educate troops en route to Iraq and Afghanistan on the archaeology, history and cultural heritage of the region.
Cultural Heritage by AIA-Military Panel (CHAMP)
CHAMP is dedicated to improving awareness among deploying military personnel regarding the culture and history of local communities in host countries and war zones. Education and training of military personnel is a critical step in preserving and safeguarding historical sites and cultural artifacts and will promote greater understanding and improved relations with local communities.
The 2014 BP Award goes to the California Archaeological Site Stewardship Program for its grassroots efforts to train local communities in the preservation of archaeological sites.
Help support the Site Preservation Program while ringing in the New Year with the 2014 AIA Calendar.
Take a look at the newly completed Umm el-Jimal Project!