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Nelson Krueger and his time with Shepherd I

Nelson Krueger, Lawrence resident, was on the flight crew for Shepherd I, Pope John Paul II's aircraft for his first visit to the United States in 1979.

Nelson Krueger wears his Shepherd I flight jacket with and holds an obelisk personally presented to him by Pope John Paul II. Krueger, Lawrence resident, was one of the pilots for Shepherd I, Pope John Paul II's aircraft for his first visit to the United States in 1979. Krueger will speak about his experiences. at 3 p.m. Friday in O'Malley-McAllister Auditorium at Benedictine College in Atchison.

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