Coffee and Conversation
9-11am the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month and special events
10 October – Royal Schmidt – Royal served as a Staff Sergeant with Charlie Company, 160th Battalion, 40th Infantry Division in the Pacific during WWII. The division was involved in multiple assaults along the coast of New Caledonia, the Bismark Archipelago, the Philippines, New Britain and Guadalcanal.
24 October – Don Schaffer – Don served with the US Marine Corps from 1966 through 1970. In Vietnam he was a Field Radio Operator serving with the 11th Engineer Battalion and later volunteered for the Combined Action Program (CAP). During the 1968 Tet Offensive he was severely wounded when his CAP unit was overrun by the North Vietnamese.
If you know of someone who would love to share their military experience, please contact the museum with the person’s name and contact information and we will contact them for availability in our schedule.