West Des Moines VFW Post 8879 is working with several entities to create a Memorial to honor our West Des Moines Vietnam Era Veterans and a Memorial to honor all Veterans of WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and the War On Terrorism.
Serving in various capacities to complete this project:
VFW Post 8879 members - David Carlson, Jim Nicklaus, Bud Beveridge, Ralph Lane, Bruce Connors, and Carl Moll.
City of West Des Moines Parks & Recreation - Sally Ortgies and David Sadler.
Polk County Supervisor - Angela Connolly
Polk County Conservation - Rich Leopold, Wayne Johnson, and Adam Fendrick.
Shive-Hattery - Craig Erickson and Holly Reid.
Civil Engineering Consultants - Melissa Hills.
KCL Engineering - James Deeds.
Pictured below is an early proposal for the site.