Can’t help but smile when looking at this picture!
DeKalb P.D.’s very own, retired Sgt. Don Schoo, was honorary captain at the October 11th NIU Homecoming football game. Don was with the department from 1947 to 1967. He also served in WWII, where he participated in five campaigns: landing on D-Day on Omaha Beach (Normandy), in northern France, the relief of Bastogne, the Battle of the Bulge, the Rhineland and the central Europe campaign. Schoo was also one of the first American troops to enter the Buchenwald concentration camp in Welmar, Germany. Don just celebrated his 90th birthday. We are very proud of you Don!
Click Here To Submit A News Tip Or Story