LTJG Tom Sweeney and Seaman Janssen Decker join us live on News 8 at 5 to talk about the U.S.S. Wisconsin, and the local Naval Sea Cadet Corps.
The U.S.S. Wisconsin was the last battleship built by the U.S. and is the biggest ever made. It was recommissioned 25 years ago and will be honored in Madison October 22nd.
The Battleship Wisconsin Division here in La Crosse is the only Sea Cadet division named after the U.S.S. Wisconsin. Lt. Sweeney and Seaman Decker talk about what it's like to be part of the cadet corps and carry the Wisconsin name.