This C & C will be out of this world!

CMSgt Charles Apodoca will join us from Space Force Base Buckley to give an orientation on the mission and organization of the new Space Force Branch. Come to the Museum at 10am this Saturday, June 22 to check it out!

Commemorate Flag Day with us and hear a talk about the Signal Corps—June 15!

We are all a-flutter at the Vets Museum this Saturday, June 15, for two events. First, at 10am in the Museum’s Presentation Room, hear Don Scanga (an Army veteran) share about the fascinating history of the Signal Corps. Then, at 12pm, come to the parking lot in front of 12 Garden Center for a short ceremony to respectfully retire US flags and eat hot dogs provided by North Metro Fire. See you there.

Scanga to share history of the US Army Signal Corps

Saturday, June 15 at 10am, hear from Don Scanga, who served 5 years in the US Army. He initially trained in the Air Defense Artillery and served with a HAWK Missile Battery, Key West Florida. He later reenlisted and attended school at the Signal Corps School and then served three years in Germany as a computer repair specialist. His talk is titled “TALKING FLAGS – A History of the US Army Signal Corps.” This will be a new electronic book authored by Don which will be released shortly.

Don’t miss the June 8 Coffee & Conversation!

Josh Ingram, is student at Front Range Community College, who is currently studying History and looking to continue studies in Russian History. He is a new volunteer at the Veterans Museum and mostly works in the archives. His talk is based on his paper that will be published titled “The Unraveling,” a retelling of the fall of the Soviet Union and specifically to answer the question, ‘If Gorbachev had more time could he reform the USSR?’ Be there at 10am at the Museum to catch this talk.

Eleanor Roosevelt to appear at the Veterans Museum

On May 11 at 10am Colleen Sawyer will tell the story of Eleanor Roosevelt, one of the most influential women of the 20th century. Colleen is a Broomfield hidden treasure and longtime community volunteer. She won the Heart of Broomfield Arts Award in 2009. Her Letters of World War II project won first place in the First Annual History Conference. She also won second place at the Front Range History Conference for her paper on Women Spies in WWI.