'Captain America' swings into Colfax on his way east
October 29, 2020
COLFAX - Captain America was strolling through town Oct. 22, adorned with shield and a POW flag on his bag.
Under the mask wasn't Steve Rogers, it was Allen Mullins, of Dalton, Ga. Mullins was passing through on a cross-country walk to raise awareness for veterans and firefighters.
"Nice guy," said Roger Myers, of LaCrosse. "Got a great idea."
Mullins stayed with Myers during his two-night layover in LaCrosse. Myers and his wife are co-founders of W.H.E.A.T., an organization that collects items and sends them to American troops, a cause similar to Mullins'.
Mullins encourages people to d...