Korean MemorialKorean War & Korea Defense Service Veterans, Lake Co. (FL), Chapter 169















Leesburg High AFJROTC, February 2011

We were most grateful to be able to offer our Chapter 169 Tell America program to three classes of  Air Force Junior ROTC students at Leesburg High. We were most impressed at the interest shown by the students, and in their excellent discipline, appearance and leadership skills.

Chapter Tell America participating were, from left, Don Van Beck, Al Schuetz, Charlie White, Harold Sievers, Tom Thiel and Dick PfahlerMembers of the Chapter Tell America team participating were, from left, Don Van Beck, Al Schuetz, Charlie White, Harold Sievers, Tom Thiel and Dick Pfahler. All photos provided by Cadet Captain Cathryn Pierce, LH AFROTC.



Dick Pfahler, left, being thanked for his service to his country and for his presentation by Chief Dixon. Tom Thiel is in background center.Chaplain Harold Sievers making presentation to studentsTom Thiel making presentations at Leesburg High School Air Force Junior ROTC, KWVALeft Photo: Dick Pfahler, left, being thanked for his service to his country and for his presentation by Chief Master Sergeant Daniel Dixon. Tom Thiel is in background center. Center Photo: Chaplain Harold Sievers making presentation to students. Right Photo: Tom Thiel making one of his presentations.

Don Van Beck with a potential new officer at Leesburg High School Air Force Junior ROTC, KWVATroop Leader Mr. Parrish with Chapter member Charlie White at Leesburg High School Air Force Junior ROTC, KWVAHarold Sievers with Troop Assistant Commander at Leesburg High School Air Force Junior ROTC, KWVALeft Photo: Don Van Beck with a potential new officer. Center Photo: Troop Leader Mr. Parrish with Chapter member Charlie White. Right Photo: Harold Sievers with Troop Assistant Commander.


Chapter Tell America team at session 3 were, from left, Dick Pfahler, Tom Thiel, Charlie White, and Harold SieversLeft Photo: Chapter team answering questions after the 3rd and last session; from left: Dick Pfahler, Tom Thiel, Charlie White and Harold Sievers.

Right Photo: The above 169 team were joined by Troop Leader Parrish and Master Sergeant Craig A. Morris on left. And by Chief Master Sergeant Daniel Dixon on the right.

We sincerely thank Leesburg High School for having us; the Chapter will be providing a $500.00 Grant to the Leesburg High AFJROTC in honor of our recently departed Past President and Director, John Yohn