Korean War in the spotlight for Sept. 16 C & C

Come to the Museum at 10am on September 16 to hear Michael Maurice share the journey of creating a picture book for his family dedicated to his father, Richard Maurice, who served with the US 7th Army during the Korean War. His unit, H Company, 2nd Battalion, 17th Regiment was involved in the second battle of Pork Chop Hill, July 1953.

Vietnam veteran to speak about experience in the war as a helicopter pilot

Check out the September 9th Coffee and Conversation!

Clifford Lawson served as a Huey gunship pilot, with C Troop, 17th Cavalry. His experiences included both flying helicopter missions and living on the ground with the infantry. His talk is titled, “Vietnam from the Air and the Ground. A pilot’s view from both.” Talk starts at 10am.

Fred Martin to share about the Life Journey of ‘April Girl’ this coming Saturday, 7.15!

Come out to the Veterans Museum this Saturday, July 15 at 10am for a special presentation, The Life Journey of April Girl. In this presentation, Fred tells the “amalgamated” account of one B-17 bomber, from its birth in the Seattle factory, through stories of B-17 overseas deliveries, to over 145 missions this aircraft flew over Europe. This story is told – and imagined – through eye-witness accounts of Broomfield and Colorado-related heroes who served aboard B-17’s during WWII. More information can be found here.

Catch these two great upcoming programs!

First, enjoy local author talks and signings followed by a Flag Day ceremony and picnic on Saturday, June 10, starting at 10am. Hot dogs, hamburgers, and lemonade will be provided by North Metro Fire. Then, on June 17, at 10am, check out E. Steve Cassells seminar “MIA Recoveries from WWII: Tarawa and Europe.” Both events will be held at the Veterans Museum at 12 Garden Center.

Broomfield’s Military Appreciation Month is underway!

More information on Broomfield’s officially-declared Military Appreciation Month can be found here—https://www.broomfield.org/2963/Workforce-Center. The Veterans Museum is hosting a special recognition for veterans after our May 13 Coffee & Conversation. The Broomfield Workforce team will be providing resources and food for attendees! Also, please join the Museum for the Memorial Day Ceremony at County Commons Park on May 29.

Former B-52 pilot to tell tales of the Cold War at Veterans Museum Broomfield on March 11

What was it like to be on constant alert as a B-52 bomber commander during
many of the tense years of the Cold War?
Former Veterans Museum Broomfield president and treasurer Colonel (ret.) Lew
Moir was on the front lines of that Cold War (and over Vietnam during a hot one) for
most of his 28 years on active duty. This Coffee & Conversation presentation will begin at 10am on March 11 at the Veterans Museum.

VA updates to be presented at Veterans Museum on Feb. 25

Navy veteran Tim Hutchinson, the Broomfield Veterans Service Officer, will provide his quarterly update of changes to the Veterans Administration claims process, the new appeals program, and changes resulting from Covid-19 on Saturday, February 25, 2023.

Additionally, he will discuss the new 2022 PACT (Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxins) Act, which is perhaps the largest health care and benefits expansion in VA history.

Tim served aboard the aircraft carrier USS Midway, attached to the U.S. Seventh Fleet, from July 1984 to April 1988.

The presentation will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2023. The Veterans Museum Broomfield is located at 12 Garden Center, on Midway Boulevard about a quarter-mile east of Wadsworth, and is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 to 2 and Saturdays from 9 to 3. Admission is free. For more information, call the museum at (303) 460-6801.