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 Archaeology and the Military Panel (CHAMP)
The new website of the Cultural Heritage by Archaeology and the Military Panel (CHAMP) is now active! CHAMP’s sister organization, Military Cultural Heritage Advisory Group (MilCHAG), is now sharing the website. Both organizations are dedicated to protecting endangered cultural property in conflict zones. CHAMP civilian academic and professional members provide knowledge to the military about sites, artifacts, laws, and cultural issues. MilCHAG focuses on directly helping military personnel plan, train, and operate around cultural property. From the joint CHAMP/MilCHAG home page, click on the MilCHAG tab to see the type of information that military personnel require. The public is encouraged to send website content information and comments about website design to webmasters Ms. Laura Childs and Mr. James Carlson.