Virtual Museum Program, History, Stories & Dialogue: Episode 1
National Vietnam War Veterans Day and The Alec Kelley Story
In recognition of National Vietnam War Veterans Day, this episode was hosted on March 29, 2022, telling the story of Captain Alec Kelley, a San Luis Obispo High School and Cal Poly graduate, who joined the US Air Force and flew over 145 combat missions in the Vietnam War.
Two of the Museum’s docents, Chuck Belmont and Steve David co-present, with Guest Speaker Darrel Ankeny who shares his experiences training and serving with Alec in the Vietnam War, forging a forever friendship extending beyond the military to the end of Alec’s life.
The Central Coast Veterans Memorial Museum (CCVMM), located in San Luis Obispo, California, created this virtual museum program to connect with the public on a digital platform, to share more in-depth presentations about Museum displays and stories of local veterans.