August 30, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – Sixteen veterans from Washington County were among 175 veterans that gathered on Canal Street on Saturday, August 29 under the shadow of Miller Park to participate in the Stars & Stripes Honor Flight Parade. The event was held to recognize veterans in light of a canceled flight to Washington D.C.
The event got underway with the singing of the National Anthem by Vintage Mix from Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Police on Harley-Davidson motorcycles then led the parade followed by the Patriot Riders and Rollin’ Thunder motorcycle groups.
Veterans from Washington County that participated in the Honor Flight Parade are listed below
Daniel Barney West Bend Army Vietnam/Vietnam
Robert Duehring Kewaskum Army Vietnam/Vietnam
Thomas Farvour Germantown Army Vietnam/Vietnam Era
Preston Jackson West Bend Air Force Vietnam/Vietnam Era
Walter Kohler West Bend Army Korea
Charles “Mike” McCormick West Bend Army Vietnam/Vietnam Era
Walter Nowak Slinger Army Vietnam/Vietnam Era
Tom Okruhlica Jackson Navy Vietnam/Vietnam Era
Gordon Peszko Hartford Army Vietnam/Vietnam Era
Gary Pichler Colgate Army Vietnam/Vietnam Era
Arthur “Jim” Scherer West Bend Navy Vietnam/Vietnam Era
Mike Schreiber West Bend Navy Vietnam/Vietnam Era
Gerald Schwenke Colgate Army Vietnam/Vietnam Era
Patrick Sharkey Germantown Marines Vietnam/Vietnam Era
Lloyd Westerman Kewaskum Army Korea
Chuck Woodhull West Bend Army Vietnam/Vietnam Era