IOWA CITY, IA – Each year on Memorial Day,
the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake and the Johnson County
Veterans organizations honor local military veterans who have served their
country. The public is invited to nominate individuals who meet the criteria in
order that they may be recognized for outstanding service in the U.S. Armed
Criteria for nominating a veteran to be
1. Nominee must be a resident of Johnson
County, lived a large portion of their life in Johnson County or is a member of
a Johnson County veteran’s organization.
2. Must have been a member of the armed
services and honorably discharged.
3. Nominee should be living.
4. Nominee should have been awarded a Purple
Heart or higher award.
The Veterans Trail is located at Coralville
Lake and is a barrier free trail accessible to everyone. The various features
along the trail are named for the 177 local veterans who have been honored
since its dedication in 1989.
Nomination forms can be obtained online at www.coralvillelake.org or by contacting our
office at (319) 338-3543 ext. 6300 or by email to Coralville.email@example.com
nomination forms must be received no later than March 1, 2016 in order to be
considered for this year. Nomination forms must be mailed to U.S. Army Corps of
Engineers, 2850 Prairie du Chien Rd NE, Iowa City, IA 52240-7820 or sent by
email to Coralville.firstname.lastname@example.org
forms may also be dropped off at the Coralville Lake office Monday through
Friday between 7:30 AM and 4:00 PM.