Remembering Our Fallen - November 1 - 6
"Remembering Our Fallen" is a touring photo display honoring Iowa military members who have died from wounds suffered in a war zone, since September 11, 2001. This emotional exhibit is a reminder of the sacrifice made by 76 Iowans killed in The War on Terror while wearing our country's uniform in a war zone.
The exhibit will be on display in the Atrium area of the Convention Center , November 1st through November 6th and is free and open to the public.The opening ceremony will take place November 1st at 6 pm in the Sondheim Center Theater. This ceremony will be a tribute to the individuals featured in the exhibit and will include a color guard, a performance of taps, local and state officials along with local and regional military representatives. The public is invited to attend this ceremony. An Honor ceremony will be held on Saturday afternoon in the Convention Center atrium at 2:30 pm and will feature a personal visit from Congressman Dave Loebsack. The Congressman will be addressing attendees, veterans and their families. A reading of the Roll Call will be part of this ceremony.
Public viewing hours for the exhibit are:
Tuesday, Nov 1 - 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov 2 - 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Thursday, Nov 3 - 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday, Nov 4 - 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday, Nov 5 - 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday, Nov 6 - 9 a.m. - noon
This program is made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities.