Coffee and Conversation with Gary KlingJoin us from 9-11 a.m. the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month for an informal presentation about a military conflict, branch or event.  Come early to enjoy light refreshments.

Coffee and Conversation Archive

Most of our Coffee and Conversation presentations are recorded and added to our museum’s YouTube channel. To view the full list of videos with their associated links, please click on the link below:

Coffee and Conversation Digital Guide

Upcoming Presentations

If you or someone you know is interested in presenting for a Coffee & Conversation, please contact: Mike Fellows ( or Ed Miccio (

11 January – Tim Hutchinson is the Broomfield Veteran Service Officer and will be discussing the VA claims process, the new appeals program, the recent Blue Water Navy Act, as well as expanded benefits for service-connected disabled veterans. Tim is a Navy veteran having served aboard the aircraft carrier USS Midway, attached to the US Navy 7th Fleet, from July 1984 to April 1988.

25 January – Jim Higgins served with the US Navy from 1968 to 1973, joining through ROTC at Villanova University. Jim trained as an A-4 Skyhawk naval aviator at various bases in Florida, Mississippi and Texas. Among his assignments, Jim served with the unit VA-164 on board the aircraft carrier USS Hancock (CVA-19). While with VA-164, Jim completed two Vietnam combat cruises, flying missions over Laos, South Vietnam and North Vietnam.