The General Tommy Franks Museum Mobile Classroom and Roadshow made a stop in Chickasha on Wednesday at the Chickasha Disabled American Veterans building.
Retired educators, Debbie and Stephen Boyd, travel across Oklahoma as well as areas in Texas and Kansas to give tours of the mobile classroom. They visit schools, events and festivals across the region.
The tour begins with General Tommy Frank's highly decorated uniform and then across the globe to Africa, the Middle East and South Central Asia.
The cultural items vary from a goat skin water carrier from Africa to Fulla, a doll similar to Barbie who wears traditional Muslim dress. General Frank's wife, Cathy Franks, purchased the doll in Amman, Jordan.
Much of the collection in the mobile classroom comes from Tommy and Cathy's collection.
The General Tommy Franks Leadership Institute and Museum is located in Hobart and offers free admission.
The Chickasha DAV event also hosted a mobile services office, the Patriot Guard Riders, the Interurban food truck and a Two Vets t-shirt and clothing.
Around the Clock Home Health also met with veterans and their spouses and/or caregivers to answer questions about home health.
Andrea Chavers, of the Chickasha DAV, said home health is beneficial to veterans as well as caregivers. Caregivers get a break and the veteran has a rotation of visitors coming to their home, she said.
The Chickasha DAV, located at 101 S. 6th St. in Chickasha is a place for veterans to get help filing for medical claims, obtain records, find housing and employment attend meetings and meet other veterans.
For more information, call the Chickasha DAV at 405-448-5110.