Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 243 will put an iconic Bell UH-1 Iroquois “Huey” helicopter on display at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City the weekend as part of the museum’s observance of Memorial Day. Admission to the museum is free to veterans and active duty military personnel, and will be half-price to the general public Friday, May 24–Monday, May 27.
The museum has a variety of events planned for the weekend for all ages, including a free public ceremony at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day featuring musical performances from Kansas City native Casi Joy and a keynote address from U.S. World War I Centennial Commissioner Dr. Monique Seefried. Additional attractions include a “Flags of Forgotten Soldiers” display, a letter-writing station, food trucks and more.
For more information, visit www.theworldwar.org.