Allamakee County Veterans Museum to host program July 15 featuring Vietnam War Veteran Carl Johnson

Saturday, July 15 at 10 a.m., the Allamakee County Veterans Museum will present another program from its Veterans History Project honoring Vietnam War Veterans. The program will take place at the Veterans Museum located at 105 Allamakee Street in Waukon.

A video interview by Chuck Bloxham with U.S. Army veteran Carl T. Johnson of Waukon will be played. Carl Johnson will also be present to share comments and answer questions.

While in Vietnam, with the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regimen, 1st Cavalry Division, Johnson was designated as a tunnel rat and later as a sniper. He participated in the battle for Hue City during the Tet offensive and many other significant engagements. This interview features his duty as a “tunnel rat.”

The public is invited to attend. There is no admission or membership charge. The facility is handicapped accessible.