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To All Our Vets on Veterans Day 2016, Thank You!
Veterans Day, for me, always brings on memories of my dad, Jake. Jake was a decorated WWII veteran, and my hero. He was generally quiet about his military service, describing what he did during World War II as "just doing my part, like everybody else did." I asked him once, on Veterans Day, if there was anything special that he would like, or if there was there anything I could do for hi
Thank You to All Our Veterans!
For each and every veteran of America's armed forces, no matter when or where you served, you have our deepest thanks and gratitude. If you're lucky enough to have a veteran in your life, make sure you take a minute to say thank you. My favorite veteran, and my hero, is no longer around, but my admiration and gratitude for him, and those he served with, are endless...
Veterans Day Flag Raising at Rockford University
Just got a note from Rockford University with an invitation for one and all to join them for a Veterans Day flag-raising ceremony tomorrow morning, at 7:30, at the flagpoles near Nelson Hall on the Rockford University campus. The event is sponsored by the Jane Addams Center for Civic Engagement...
Rockford Area Veterans Day Free Meals, Discounts, & Deals
Every year it seems more and more business get involved in offering free or heavily discounted products for veterans. Which, of course, is a great thing! A full list of offers from across the country is listed here. Below you'll find a partial list of Rockford-area businesses that are taking part...
Hometown Heroes: Rockford’s Vietnam Veterans Event at Midway Village
This week's lineup of Veteran's Day tributes will conclude with an outstanding two-day event this weekend at Midway Village Museum. To commemorate and honor the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, Hometown Heroes: Rockford’s Vietnam Veterans, a two-day information event with a forum is set for Saturday, November 14 and Sunday, November 15, at the museum, 6799 Guilford Road, Rockford...

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