Upcoming Events

Events in support of building the National Desert Storm War Memorial are held throughout the country. Check back often to see if there's an event in your area.
You can also follow us on Facebook to learn about upcoming events. 

If you would like to volunteer at any of these events, please complete our volunteer form


monday, May 28, 2018
washington, DC

Join us to march in the Memorial Day Parade in Washington DC! 

The Desert Storm War Memorial Association will once again join veterans of Operation Desert Storm in the National Memorial Day Parade in Washington D.C. 

If you served on active duty (activated Guard/Reserve, etc) during Operation Desert Storm you are eligible to march with the Desert Storm Group. 

Registration/Meet & Greet: Sunday, May 27, 2018
Parade: Monday, May 28, 2018

Group Hotel Rate: $129.00 (includes breakfast)

Parade Uniform
Pants are Desert Camo (chocolate chip] or light brown (long) khaki. If a hat is worn, it needs to be the Desert Camo boonie.
A special shirt is being designed for the parade participants.

Parade Route
The Parade Route is 1 mile long. We have limited spaces for Veterans to ride in a vehicle during the parade. These spaces are reserved for those who are physically unable to march in the parade.

Ready to Register? 
Register at Parade2018@gmail.com to get updates and parade information.  (include your name, branch of service & where you served during Desert Storm). Once registered you will receive a (7) page document with all the details, including access to a private Facebook Group for those who are confirmed to be marching with the Desert Storm Group.



Desert Thunder Shindig
Friday, May 25, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
123 W Main St.
New Freedom, PA 17349-9706


Day of Honor Fundraiser
Saturday, May 26, 2018
11:00 am - 11:59 pm EDT
Heavy Seas AleHouse
1501 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22209


Fundraiser at Bayou Teche Brewing
Saturday, May 26, 2018
2:00 pm - 9:00pm
Bayou Teche Brewing
1002 North Lane
Arnaudville, Louisiana  70512


Memorial Day (NIGHT)
Monday, May 28, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
O'Sullivan's Irish Pub
3207 Washington Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201


Sante Fe, Texas Fundraiser
Due to the recent tragedy in the community of Santa Fe, we will be rescheduling the fundraiser that we had planned for June 3, 2018.
The National Desert Storm War Memorial Association sends our condolences to all those whose hearts are hurting from this incredible loss. 


Meetup/Fundraiser in Kansas City, Missouri
Saturday, July 21, 2018
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bar Louie
101 E 14th St.
Kansas City, MO 64106-2920


Meetup/Fundraiser in Kansas City, Missouri
Monday, July 23, 2018
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bar Louie
101 E. 14th St. 
Kansas City, Missouri 64106-2920


Illinois Desert Thunder
Saturday, August 4, 2018
Coziahr Harley-Davidson
150 W. Marion Ave.
Forsyth, Illinois 62535-1045