Allamakee County Veterans Museum to present Veterans Day events this Thursday and Saturday featuring Vietnam War Veteran Cherie White

The Allamakee County Veterans Museum will celebrate Veterans Day this year by offering a program to the public in the meeting room of its new museum in the former Vet’s Club building at 105 Allamakee Street n Waukon.

Thursday, November 10 at 6:30 p.m. a video interview with Vietnam War Veteran retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Cherie White of Waukon will be presented. Lt. Col. White was recently interviewed by Chuck Bloxham, and she will be present Thursday to answer questions after the video. Light refreshments will be available. There is no admission charge.

Also, Saturday, November 12 at 10 a.m. the video interview with Lt. Col. White will be presented again for those who are not available to attend Thursday evening. The museum will also be open for tours from 9 a.m. until noon November 12.

Lt. Col. Cheryl A. White, R.N. served in the U.S. Air Force Nurse Corps from 1969 to 1992. Her service included assignment to an Air Force hospital in Cam Ranh Bay, South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Several of her uniforms (pictured in photo at right) are on display in the museum.

During the winter, the museum will be open for tours Saturdays from 9 a.m. until noon, and by appointment for family, community, school, youth, veterans and church groups. Monthly programs are also presented. Speakers and special programs are available upon request.