Orland Hills Veterans Breakfast

  • Speaking about legislation in Springfield impacting veterans
  • With Mayor Hastings
  • Speaking to the Orland Hills Veterans Breakfast attendees
  • With an Army veteran exchanging out booth camp experiences

  Last weekend, I joined Mayor Kyle Hastings and spoke to my fellow Vets at the Veterans Pancake Breakfast during the Orland Hills Party in the Park Celebration. I met WWII Veteran and spoke to a woman who met Ike right around the liberation of Paris. We also took some…

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The Hazel Crest Vietnam War Commemoration Event

  • HC - Rep Riley speaking
  • HC Color Guard
  • HC Senator Hastings
  • HC Parade Participants
  • HC American Legion Commander
  • HC Village Clerk
  • HC Young Participant

This weekend, I was honored to attend and speak at the 50th Vietnam War Commemoration at the Hazel Crest American Legion Hall. There was a parade from the Hazel Crest Village Hall to the American Legion Post. The program was then held at the beautiful Memorial Park. The State Representative…

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Veterans Honored in Hazel Crest

(L-R): At the American Legion Hall in Hazel Crest, IL, Ill. State Rep. Al Riley, U.S. Congresswoman Robin Kelly, Ill. State Sen. Mike Hastings, Michael Jennings, Hazel Crest Village President Vernard Alsberry Jr., honored military veterans in recognition of Veteran's Day including Leo Moore. Photo by Lee Edwards

Veterans who served in all branches of the United States military were honored Saturday at the American Legion Hall, 17034 Page Ave. in Hazel Crest, IL. Local, state and federal elected officials, many of whom served in the armed forces, celebrated the military veterans in honor of Veteran’s Day. “Veteran’s…

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Photos from Veterans Service Office Dedication

  • Cook County - Flag Day 2013
  • Flag Day 2013 - Cook County

On Flag Day, Recorder Karen Yarbrough was pleased to welcome many special guests to help dedicate CCRD’s new Veterans Service Office. Our Veterans Service Office is a place where veterans and their families can sit down in privacy to record or retrieve DD-214 military discharge records. A dedicated staffer will…

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