Groves Portrait Now Permanently Displayed in Los Alamos

The Los Alamos High School NJROTC presents the nation’s colors at the Betty Ehart Senior Center during a community celebration of Los Alamos National Laboratory’s 70 years of service. Highlighting the event was the unveiling of the official military portrait of Gen. Leslie Groves donated to the Los Alamos Historical Museum by the Groves family. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladilypost.com

 
Listening to Los Alamos WWII Historian Nancy Bartlit, from left, LANL Director Charlie McMillan, Los Alamos County Council Chair Geoff Rodgers and Lt. Col. Antoinette Gant, commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Albuquerque District. McMillan, Rodgers and Gant spoke during the event as did LANL Historian Alan Carr and Board Vice Chair Michael Wheeler of the Los Alamos Historical Society. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladilypost.com
 
WWII Historian Nancy Bartlit of Los Alamos shares photos of Gen. Leslie Groves and his family during Friday’s event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladilypost.com
 
Executive Director Heather McClenahan of the Los Alamos Historical Museum takes a photo of WWII Historian Nancy Bartlit during Friday’s event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladilypost.com
 
Los Alamos County Council Chair Geoff Rodgers speaks to the crowd gathered at the Betty Ehart Senior Center for Friday’s event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladilypost.com
 
LANL Historian Alan Carr addresses the crowd at Friday’s event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Los Alamos Historical Society Vice Chair Michael Wheeler. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladilypost.com
 
Lt. Col. Antoinette Gant, commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Albuquerque District speaks during Friday’s event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
LANL Director Charlie McMillan speaks to audience members during Friday’s event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Los Alamos Historical Society Vice Chair Michael Wheeler, left, and LANL Director Charlie McMillan unveil Gen. Leslie Groves portrait during Friday’s event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Unveiled during a special ceremony Friday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center in Los Alamos, this official military portrait of Gen. Leslie Groves will remain on permanent display in the Los Alamos Historical Museum. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladilypost.com
 
From left: Mike Wheeler, Nancy Bartlit, and Heather McClenahan of the Historical Society; Los Alamos County Council Chair Geoff Rodgers; Lt. Col. Antoinette Gant, commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Albuquerque District; LANL Director Charlie McMillan; LANL historian Alan Carr. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Los Alamos Historical Society Vice Chair Michael Wheeler examines letters and other artifacts from the Gen. Leslie Groves family collection at Friday’s unveiling of Groves’ military protrait at the Betty Ehart Center. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladilypost.com
 

Michelle Jacques-Ortiz, right, represented U.S. Sen. Tom Udall at Friday’s event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladilypost.com

LANL Director Charlie McMillan, center, chats with community members following Friday’s unveiling of the Gen. Leslie Groves portrait. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Executive Director Heather McClenahan slices cake for the crowd attending Friday’s unveiling of the Gen. Leslie Groves portrait. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladilypost.com

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