Decorah High School will host a Veterans Day breakfast and program for veterans and their families on Thursday, November 10. 

Breakfast will be served to veterans and their family members in the high school cafeteria starting at 8:30 a.m. 

The Veterans Day program will be held in the high school auditorium at 9:45 a.m. The VFW Color Guard will post the colors, and the DHS Wind Ensemble and the DHS Concert Choir will perform throughout the program. Decorah High School graduate Mark Kappelmann, Colonel in the United States Army and Senior Army Advisor to the Iowa Army National Guard, will be the featured speaker.

An important part of the breakfast and program is to recognize military men and women who have a connection to Decorah.  Those who would like to submit a photo of a family member who has served or is serving in the military to be added to the “Wall of Veterans” should bring a copy of a photo (no larger than a 5 x 7) to the Decorah High School office.  Pictures can also be emailed with information to The following information should be included:

Name of person

Military Branch

Years served or serving

Wars or conflicts fought in

The deadline to submit photos is Friday, November 4th.   Those with any questions can contact Denise Gulrud at Decorah High School, 563-382-3643.

Parking will be available in the parking lot located on the west side of the high school. Veterans and their family members can enter through either the auditorium doors or the doors located off the west parking lot. 

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