Wisconsin Veteran's Memorial

Photographed October 9, 2014
Dedicated August 28, 2010
Prairie du Sac, Sauk County, Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Veteran's Memorial is located at Sauk Prairie Airport on northbound U.S. Route 12, between County Road Pf (to the south) and Prairie Road / County Road Z (to the north), Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin 53578.

NOTE: See below for links to all markers / memorials at this location.

Wisconsin Veterans Memorial to Open August 28 [2010] at Sauk Prairie Airport
  • The memorial is comprised of three former U.S. military assets – an Air Force T-33 fighter jet, an Army Bell UH-1A (“Huey”) helicopter and an Army Model 60 tank.
  • The Wisconsin Veterans Memorial is the largely the vision of local businessman and aviation booster Curt Mueller, who purchased the jet and helicopter and donated the land and labor to create the memorial.
  • The tank was donated by the Sauk Prairie Veterans of Foreign Wars.
  • Invited guests to the dedication include Governor Jim Doyle, U.S. Senator Russ Feingold, U.S. Representative Tammy Baldwin, State Senator Dale Schultz, and State Assemblyman Steve Hilgenberg, along with members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Vietnam Vets of America, USAF Wisconsin Wing, Civil Air Patrol, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. There will also be color guard units and the National Guard attending as well as a military bugler. The Master of Ceremonies will be Dr. William W. Wenzel Sr., a World War II veteran (and Battle of the Bulge participant) who is very active in veteran’s affairs in central Wisconsin.
  • For more information about the Wisconsin Veterans Memorial David Landsverk at (608) 577-3754 or david.landsverk@muellersportsmed.com.
  • To schedule an interview with Curt Mueller, contact Andy Larsen at (414) 840-0891.
The foregoing content used with gracious permission of Wisconsin Veterans Memorial.

WiscNews: Sauk Prairie Airport dedicates veterans' memorial
by Jeremiah Tucker, September 1, 2010

Screenshot of the memorial dedication invitation
used with gracious permission of Wisconsin Veterans Memorial.

Looking north with U.S. Route 12 to the left.

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