FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNS SJR1 APPROVING AREA I LOCATION FOR NATIONAL DESERT STORM WAR MEMORIAL Veterans of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm will soon have their own memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., thanks to legislation signed today by the president. President Trump signed Senate Joint Resolution 1, “A joint […]

Memorial Steps & Funding Requirements

Initiation 1. Memorial sponsor seeks National Capital Memorial Commission (NCMC) staff assistance to review the requirements and process established by the Commemorative Works Act (CWA) and its applicability to the proposed memorial. Legislation 2. Memorial sponsor seeks a Senator or Representative who is willing to draft and introduce a bill to authorize establishment of the […]

First Public Memorial Renderings

  We are very proud to present the first set of renderings of the proposed National Desert Storm War Memorial.   The National Desert Storm Veterans War Memorial The design illustrations shown on this website for the National Desert Storm Veterans War Memorial are the result of a 20-month collaborative effort between the National Desert […]

The National Desert Storm Memorial

Did you know…there presently is no National Desert Storm Memorial? In 2011 we celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the historical conflict and yet there remains no national memorial to honor the brave men and women from the United States who served and sacrificed in that war. Through our efforts in this National Desert Storm Memorial […]

Desert Storm Vets with Illustrate My Life Plaque

About the National Desert Storm Memorial

On Aug. 2, 1990 Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait, his small neighbor to the South and set in motion a chain of events that would impact America and the rest of the world forever. Within mere days, Operation Desert Shield was in full swing with U.S. Military Personnel streaming into Saudi Arabia. Over the next 6 […]