The Washington County Historical Society is excited to announce that Ret. Air Force Colonel Thomas Simonet will be the featured speaker at the Washington County Historical Society Annual meeting on Thursday March 27, 2014 at the Water Street Inn in Stillwater.
was born in Stillwater and enlisted in the Air Force in 1972.
After being released from active service he joined the Minnesota Air National Guard, 133rd Airlift Wing, in St. Paul, Minnesota.
has recently retired after serving more than 36 years in the Air Force.
Among the many awards and decorations Colonel Simonet has received includes the Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, the Minnesota Distinguished Service Medal, Minnesota Medal of Merit and the Minnesota commendation Medal.
will be speaking on the importance of the preservation of our history.
With the Washington County Historical Society celebrating its 80th year and he being the Treasurer of the Society, Col. Simonet will pick out unique artifacts from the Society's collection that tell the story of Washington County.