Event Schedule

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Iowa Military Veterans Band Concert Schedule

When: Various dates June-November

Location: See detals

POC: http://www.iowamilitaryveteransband.com

Details: 

Star Spangled Salute to Veterans, Sunday, November 3, 2019, 2:00 PM, Des Moines Civic Center, 221 Walnut St., Des Moines, IA

Iowa Veterans Day Observance at Iowa Veterans Cemetary

When: Monday, November 11, 8:00am

Location: Iowa Veterans Cemetary, 34024 Veterans Memorial Dr, Adel, IA 50003

POC: KJ Lettow, karl.lettow@iowa.gov

Details: Event is rain or shine. More details to follow.

Gold Star Hall Ceremony at Iowa State University

When: Monday, November 11, 3:15pm

Location: Great Hall, Iowa State Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames

POC: kerdman@iastate.edu, mu.iastate.edu

Details: This important ceremony honors our Iowa State students who made the ultimate sacrifice fighting for the freedoms that we cherish. Their names are carved into the limestone walls of Gold Star Hall in the Memorial Union, so that we may both remember and honor their service to our country, which merits our deep respect.

Veterans Week, ISU Veterans Center

When: November 11-15, 3:15pm

Location: Various Locations in/around ISU Campus

POC: Check veterans.iastate.edu/calendar

Details: Week of events including Giving Back at the Bookstore (11-15), Workout of the Day with Warriors (Nov. 8), Gold Star Ceremony (Nov. 11), 7th Annual Community Supper (Nov. 13), and Vietnam Veterans: Still Coming Home (Nov. 14).

Story County Supermarket of Veterans Benefits

When: Friday, November 15, 2019, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Location: The PLEX, 5501 George Washington Carver Ave. Ames, IA

POC: 515-956-2626 Brett McLain or 515-956-2625 Erin Rewerts

Details: Iowa Department of VA / Story County Veterans Affairs/ Iowa Veterans Home / VA Regional Office / VA Medical Center/ Shot Clinic / Homeless Outreach / IA Transition Assistance Advisor / ISU Vet Center / VA Vet Center/ Story County Treasurer / Story County Assessor / America Legion / Disabled American Veterans / Vietnam Veterans of America / E-Benefits and My HealtheVet / Veterans Golfers Association / All information and services are FREE OF CHARGE!.

UNI vs. Indiana State Football Military Appreciation Night

When: Saturday, November 9, 4pm

Location: The UNI-Dome, 2501 Hudson Rd, Cedar Falls, IA 50614

POC: https://unipanthers.com/index.aspx

Details: BAND DAY | MILITARY APPRECIATION | CAMO-OUT | 5 SPORT PASSPORT | CAMO SHIRTS GIVEAWAY.

Iowa Veterans Day on the Hill

When: January 22, 2020

Location: Iowa State Capitol Rotunda

POC: KJ Lettow, karl.lettow@iowa.gov

Details: Annual Veterans Day on the Hill event. More details to follow.

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