SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Fraternal Order of Police State Lodge President Chris Southwood issued the following message regarding the observance of Veterans Day on November 11:

SPRINGFIELD, IL (11/05/2017) (readMedia)-- The 176th Cyber Protection Team was honored in a ceremony recognizing the group's official activation at the Illinois National Guard's Armory in Bloomington, Illinois on Nov. 5. Maj. Gen. Richard J. Hayes, the Adjutant General of the Illinois National Guard, presided over the ceremony that included nearly 20 military members, as well as Congressman Darin Lahood and State Representative Dan Brady.

WASHINGTON – A memo from the watchdog agency tasked with oversight of Defense Department spending on reconstruction in Afghanistan indicates that the U.S. Department of Defense suddenly classified data that was previously publicly available for years.

Gramma’s Kitchen & Checkered Flag will be welcoming Veterans and active Military to join us for a complimentary breakfast, lunch or dinner on Veterans Day, Saturday November 11th 2017.

Veterans and active Military need only show a valid form of Military or Veterans ID to enjoy a complimentary meal. A special menu has been created especially for this occasion and includes sides and a non-alcoholic beverage.

Veteran’s Day dinner Reservations at Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse in Moline are completely booked – but we are happy to take lunch reservations.

Nov. 11 | 9-10 a.m.
 
We're hosting Breakfast with the Bald Eagle on Veteran's Day, Nov. 11. Start your day in the Oceans gallery enjoying a warm breakfast buffet, and then head out to the Bald Eagle exhibit. Even though the zoo will be closed for the winter, you will receive a private tour to see and learn about our Bald Eagle and the successful conservation program that saved our national symbol from extinction. 
 

Johnny’s Italian Steakhouses will be welcoming Veterans and active Military to join us for a complimentary lunch or dinner on Veteran’s Friday, November 10th 2017.

Veterans and active Military need only show a valid form of Military or Veterans ID to enjoy a complimentary lunch or dinner. A special menu has been created especially for this occasion and includes sides and a non-alcoholic beverage.

Lunch

11am-4pm

SPARTA, IL (10/16/2017) (readMedia)

WHO:

• Illinois Army National Guard's 661st Engineer Detachment Firefighting Team based in Sparta, Illinois.

WHAT:

• A mobilization ceremony is scheduled for a team of Soldiers who will deploy to Iraq.

WHEN/WHERE:

• Oct. 18 at 11 a.m.

Motorcycle ride from Chicago to Springfield on Route 66 will benefit “Honor Flight”
 

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