Every month the Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873 in Naperville chooses a Veteran of the Month for The Naperville Sun. This month's veteran: Arne De Frang, Army Air Corp second lieutenant.
July 28 11:35 a.m. |
Scott Flak, a Naperville resident and owner of Second City Web Design, is launching a fundraising drive to buy a track chair to loan out to disabled veterans.
July 2 8:24 a.m. |
Veterans and family members greeted the All Veteran Parachute Team, led by Mike Elliott, who made his third jump with former president George Bush.
John Leesely was Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873 commander from 1991 to 1993.
Frank Johnson, a World War Two veteran who was a B-26 bomber in France, was recognized by Honor Flight Chicago to go on a trip to Washington, D.C.
When the Aurora Public Library decided to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day, it set about to find veterans of that historic event on June 6, 1944.
Things To Do
D-Day events happening in and around Chicago in towns like Oak Park, Harwood Heights, Deerfield and more.
Operation Welcome You Home was started to make sure no military personnel are slighted on returning home from serving their county.
Things To Do
For the eighth consecutive year, city carillonneur Tim Sleep will provide a soundtrack for the pre-parade crowd with a medley of patriotic songs from 10 to 10:30 a.m.