Charles City, IA – Nov. 11 is a day to honor those brave men and women who have fought for this country. Veterans Day.
Charles City schools will be doing their part by holding a Veteran’s Day program on Nov. 9 at Charles City Middles School’s gym. This event is organized by Charles City High School students and is open for the public to attend. The doors open at 9:45 a.m. with the program beginning at 10:15.
Steve Wikert, CCHS class of ’69, will be speaking at the event. The title of his speech is “Learning the Differences Between ME and WE”.
Wikert enlisted in the Navy while he was still attending high school. While serving, he achieved the rank of Torpedoman’s Mate Second Class Petty Officer. His brother and father also served in the Navy.