– In honor of Veterans Day, Bereskin Gallery & Art Academy offers a slideshow tour of four European countries and locations familiar to World War II veterans. Landscape photographer Barry Sharp returns to the Quad Cities for a special presentation that contrasts historical and contemporary photos. The presentation is Friday, November 9 at 4:30 p.m. with a reception following at 5:30 p.m. at Bereskin Gallery, 2967 State Street, Bettendorf. The event is free.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa to fly at half-staff from sunrise on Oct. 6 to sunset on Oct. 7, 2018. Flags will fly at half-staff Saturday, Oct. 6, to honor a fallen soldier and Sunday, Oct. 7, for the Fallen Firefighters Memorial service.

WASHINGTON – Today, Sens. Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley of Iowa, along with Sens. John Boozman of Arkansas and Orrin Hatch of Utah, introduced the Ensuring Quality Care for Our Veterans Act.

Davenport, IA – On Aug 30th, approx. 100 Veterans, including 6 WWII veterans, will travel to Washington, D.C to visit the monuments dedicated to their service and sacrifice. This is the 10th Honor Flight of the Quad Cities that area Hy-Vee stores have sponsored.

On Wednesday, Aug 29th, Hy-Vee is hosting a pre-flight dinner for these veterans, a guest and their guardians.

EAST MOLINE, Ill. (August 13, 2018) – East Moline’s annual Freedom Fest featuring a car and bike show, Kids Zone, live music, over a hundred crafters, artists and market vendors and a pre-festival motorcycle ride with six-time UFC champion Randy Couture fills East Moline’s 15th Avenue with family fun and community pride from 2 – 11 p.m. on Saturday, August 18.

Local company, Mama Bosso Pizza Inc., works with local brewery to raise donations for Honor Flight.

SPRINGFIELD, IL (05/09/2018) (readMedia)-- Springfield, Ill. – Soldiers and Airmen of the Illinois National Guard gathered to celebrate the 295th birthday of the organization, at Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois, on May 9. The Adjutant General, Illinois National Guard, Richard J. Hayes Jr., of Springfield, Illinois, joined one of Illinois National Guard's newest recruits Pvt.

The City of Davenport will celebrate Military Appreciation Week May 13-19 with banners proclaiming the event at City Hall, on downtown street lights and several parks & city facilities.  May is Military Appreciation Month nationwide.
Throughout the week, Davenport will offer a number of perks to active members of the military, veterans and their families.

Task Force recommends building state-of-the art facility at Quincy Veterans Home

SPRINGFIELD (May 1, 2018) – The Combined Veterans’ Capital Needs Task Force, created by Governor Bruce Rauner to analyze infrastructure needs and develop key strategies on how to improve the health and safety of residents at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy (IVHQ), has submitted a final report to the Governor and General Assembly.

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack announced today that he will be presenting various military medals to Davenport Veteran Noel Komasa, on MONDAY, April 30th at 4:30pm. Komasa served in the Korean War and will be presented with the medals he earned in service to our nation, but never received. The presentation is open to the media.

Noel Komasa Medal Presentation

4:30pm

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