PITTSFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Vietnam War veteran and the president of the Pike County Historical Society in western Illinois want to build a museum to display war memorabilia to honor the area’s veterans.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — If you’ve ever wondered how Americans waged war 100 years ago, the Illinois State Military Museum will give you a glimpse of the past.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing the sons and daughters of fallen members of the U.S. armed forces to apply for special Gold Star license plates.
CHICAGO (AP) — Soldiers with the Illinois National Guard’s 108th Sustainment Brigade and Polish diplomats have marked the 21-year anniversary of military cooperation.
MARION, Ill. (AP) — World War II enthusiasts wanting to check out one of the world’s few remaining B-24 bomber planes can get their chance in southern Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has approved an expansion of a program that assists military families in Illinois during conflicts or wars.
MASCOUTAH, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation making it easier for military families moving to Illinois to enroll their children in schools in the state.
The July fourth weekend is usually spent with friends and family barbecuing, attending festivals and watching fireworks.
MOKENA, Ill. (AP) — Family members are remembering a 19-year-old Illinois soldier who was among five Americans killed this week in Afghanistan as a classy young man who dreamed of a career in the military or law enforcement.