Morrison native to present 'My Life s a Cold War Military Spy"

May 3—Ahead of Memorial Day, which is May 27 this year, veteran Steve Siefken, a native of Morrison, Illinois, will be the May Miller Program speaker at the Windmill Cultural Center at 6 p.m., Monday, May 13. His presentation will about his covert military service.

Siefken was an intercept operator in the Air Force Security Service for the US Air Force, stationed in San Vito, Italy, during the Vietnam War. His job was to spy on the Russians using the latest equipment — headphones and an antenna. Because of his technology skills, he earned top-secret clearance at the age of 19, and spent his time in the military learning and keeping secrets. Siefken earned four commendations during his service time.

The Windmill Cultural Center is at 111 10th Ave., in Fulton, Illinois.

The program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served following the presentation. The facility is accessible to persons with disabilities. For more information, call 563-249-6115.