Pvt. Whitaker Returns Home

After 76 years a young Marine will be Returning Home from Battle At 2:00 pm on November 22, 2019 Channing Robert Whitaker, son of Luther & Retta Whitaker, will receive full military burial honors In Des Moines, Iowa. Channing was the seventh child born on August...

USO Center Will Open On Camp Dodge

The first USO Center in Iowa will open on Camp Dodge with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on November 2 at 11 a.m. followed by a cookout lunch. Anyone wishing to attend should send an RSVP to cmiller@uso.org by October 29.

VA Medallions

VA Medallions Medallions for the graves of those veterans who died on or after November 1, 1990 and whose grave in a private cemetery is marked with a privately purchased headstone or marker. Medallions are available in three sizes, 2 inches wide, 3 3/4 inches wide...