Memorial Day Event Photos

Upcoming Events

Memorial Day 2019

Date and Time:
Monday, May 27, 2019
5:00 am to 1:00 pm

Location:
The Iowa Gold Star Military Museum
7105 NW 70th Avenue
Johnston, IA 50131

Special Guests:

WHO Radio's Van and Bonnie will be broadcasting LIVE from the Museum.

The Military Tribute Concert band will be performing LIVE.

Details:
  • Come plant a flower for a veteran!
  • The first 750 visitors will receive a FREE Military Style Breakfast!
  • Free homemade ice cream will be provided by the ISCREAMGUY!
  • There will be vendors and military reenactors.
  • More activies and guests are being added weekly.

Lecture: Tom Tudor Presents Arlington and the Tomb of the Unknowns

Date and Time:
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location:
The Iowa Gold Star Military Museum
7105 NW 70th Avenue
Johnston, IA 50131

Details:

Tom Tudor has been a distinguished speaker for twenty-five years, presenting a moving and informative narration of our nation's most hallowed ground: Arlington National Cemetery. Mr. Tudor, speaking to hundreds of organizations and institutions nationwide, is an authority on the history of 'Arlington' and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, which is visited by over four million people annually. His comprehensive and compelling presentation recently aired on C-SPAN, American History Television and he was a featured speaker at the National World War II Museum for Memorial Day 2016. His presentation is one you don't want to miss.
*from tomtudorspeaks.com

Learn more about Tom Tudor and his presentation

Lecture: In Search of the Missing: An Iowa Soldier's Story

Date and Time:
Saturday, June 15, 2019
10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Location:
The Iowa Gold Star Military Museum
7105 NW 70th Avenue
Johnston, IA 50131

Details:

Come listen to Jerome Thompson present this historic story of an Iowan Soldier.

Lecture: Camouflage in World War I

Date and Time:
Saturday, July 20, 2019
10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Location:
The Iowa Gold Star Military Museum
7105 NW 70th Avenue
Johnston, IA 50131

Details:

Roy Behrens will present on the evolution of camouflage during WWI.

Lecture: Armed Forces Vietnam Network

Date and Time:
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Time TBD

Location:
The Iowa Gold Star Military Museum
7105 NW 70th Avenue
Johnston, IA 50131

Details:

Speaker Rick Fredericksen and Deen Borg will present information on the AF Vietnam Network.

Veterans Day

Date and Time:
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Time TBD

Location:
The Iowa Gold Star Military Museum
7105 NW 70th Avenue
Johnston, IA 50131

Details:

Coming soon.