ARMED FORCES DAY 2016
On Saturday, May 21, I presented a Vietnam themed display at the annual Cabela's Armed Forces Day event. The day began with a flag raising ceremony and a presentation by the ladies of the Quilts of Valor Foundation to eight local veterans. All of the veterans were very appreciative of the quilts that had been uniquely designed and hand-stitched for them. For my display this year I chose to represent the men of Alpha Company, 4/47th Infantry of the 9th Division. My display was dedicated to Sergeant Daniel Joseph Sandstedt of Omaha who was with A Co. when he was killed in action on June 19, 1967. I got to speak with a Vietnam vet who actually knew Dan Sandstedt which was quite a treat. The men of the 2nd Infantry Division Living History Association put on a fine World War II display and Erik Muttersbough did an excellent early WWII cavalry display with his horse, Sunny. It was another wonderful event at Cabela's with a lot of visitors to our displays and some truly spectacular weather.
Read all about the great events that the World War 2 Guys take part in throughout the year.