Special Events

Flag Fly-In from Washington DC to Dakin’s Lake - May 25, 2018

A new flag pole and flag from Washington DC will be flown in to Dakin’s Lake on May 25, with a ceremony beginning at 1:00 pm. The public is welcome to attend the event. Thank you Story County VVA for your donation for this! Any questions, please contact Brett McLain at 515-956-2626.

Dedication of B-17G Crash Site in Story County - May 28, 2018

On May 28 at 2:00 pm will be a dedication of the crash site of the B-17G that went down in Story County on March 6, 1944.

Directions to the B-17 Memorial:
2 miles east of Iowa Center, Iowa in Story County; Iowa Center is just north of Maxwell, Iowa. You will see a building that says Iowa Center City Hall at the corner of Hwy S-27 and 295th Street. Go east on 295th Street for 2-3 miles, and the memorial will be on your right hand side.

Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs Event Schedule

Check out the following link for upcoming events taking place around the state of Iowa for military members, Veterans, and families.


Brushy Creek Area Honor Flights

Click on the following link for more information about the Honor Flights being arranged by the Brushy Creek Area organization in Iowa, including application forms.