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All military are invited to tour the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum free of charge on Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11, 2017. Admiral Ron Thunman will be speaking at the Presidential Library at 11 a.m. Cold War submariner Admiral Nils (Ron) Thunman spent a lifetime under the waves, commanding an attack submarine while trailing Soviet subs underneath Arctic ice packs, helping find the RMS Titanic, working closely with the legendary Adm. Hyman Rickover (father of the Nuclear Navy), fielding the Tomahawk missile, and working with author Tom Clancy. Adm. Thunman served on the front lines of America’s Cold War during a career that spanned four decades. Join us as he shares these stories and many more. This is a free presentation, ticket reservations are required. Visit www.presidentlincoln.illinois.gov to reserve your tickets.

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