National Infantry Museum To Be Featured In National TV Show

National Infantry Museum Foundation Director of Education and Volunteer Services Christopher Lewis speaks with Simply Southern TV. PHOTOS CONTRIBUTED BY ALFA



The National Infantry Museum in Columbus will receive statewide and national exposure with a feature on Simply Southern TV.

The show will premiere locally on WLTZ-TV 38 in Columbus, Georgia, on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 5 p.m. and will be rebroadcast on national cable network RFD-TV the following Wednesday at 3 p.m. CST.

“Anyone who has an opportunity to visit the National Infantry Museum should,” said Simply Southern TV Reporter Melissa Bowman. “The sheer number of artifacts, monuments and exhibits is impressive, but what is truly remarkable is the powerful way the museum captures the legacy of the U.S. Army Infantry.”

The entrance to the National Infantry Museum.

Viewers also can catch the show on the following channels:

• WPMI-TV 15 in Mobile on Sundays at 6 a.m.

 • WBMA-TV 33/40 in Birmingham on Sundays at 6:30 a.m.

• WAFF-TV 48 in Huntsville on Sundays at 9 a.m.

• WAKA-TV 8 in Montgomery on Sundays at 10:30 a.m.

• WTVY-TV 4 in Dothan on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. and

• RFD-TV cable network on Wednesdays at 3 p.m.

Simply Southern TV is a 30-minute show that celebrates Alabama’s farmers, gardeners, makers, rural communities and one-of-a-kind destinations. Episodes are also available on the show’s website at

Simply Southern TV’s Melissa Bowman speaks with National Infantry Museum Foundation Director of Education and Volunteer Services Christopher Lewis.

Simply Southern TV is presented by the Alabama Farmers Federation, but it’s made possible through sponsorships. Those include major sponsor Alabama Farmers Cooperative; supporting sponsor Alfa Insurance; sustaining sponsors Alabama Catfish Producers, Alabama Soybean Producers; and Alabama Wheat & Feed Grain Producers; and contributing sponsors Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Alabama Farm Credit, Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation, Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association and Sweet Grown Alabama.


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