Cairo Association of Teachers - History

Cairo Association of Teachers

The Persian Gulf war hit home in Cairo as the local unit of the Illinois National Guard was mobilized for duty. Two members of the unit, Bill Dicus and Bill Rogers, were teachers in the Cairo School District and members of the Association. Below is an article from The Southern Illinoisan about the unit's activation...

CAT supported their own during the conflict, including increasing public awareness of their absence. (Sorry about the poor quality of the newspaper photo!)