JOLIET – Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs today returned a Purple Heart Medal to the family of First Lieutenant Walter B. Ingledew, Jr. who bravely served and was killed in action in...[Read More]
Name: Ryan C. Garbs Hometown: Edwardsville, IL Years of Service: 2005 -2007 Date of Death: 2007-02-18 Branch: U.S. Army Rangers Rank: Specialist War: Operation Enduring Freedom...[Read More]
Name: Gerald L. Baker Hometown: Alton, IL Years of Service: 1953-1973 Date of Death: June 25, 2013 Branch: Army Rank: Master Sergeant War: Vietnam Honors: Meritorious Service...[Read More]
Name: Dallas Zimmerman Hometown: Bethalto Years of Service: 1987-1996 Branch: United States Navy Rank: ET2(SW/AW) Message: Could not have done it without your support, Cheryl Zimmerman....[Read More]
Name: Matt Sanders Hometown: Alton, IL Branch: Marines Rank: Sergeant War: Currently Serving in Afghanistan Message: Love you! Mom and Dad Submitted by: Sylvia Sanders ...[Read More]
Alton High School Class of 1965 Message: More than one-third (200+ of our 600+) of our classmates from Alton High School Class of '65 served in the military, many in Vietnam. Seven died in that...[Read More]
Name: Christopher Stratton Hometown: East Alton, IL Years of Service: 2007-2011 Branch: United States Marine Corps Rank: Sergeant War: Operation Iraqi Freedom Message: So proud of...[Read More]
Name: Charles H. Rose, Jr. Hometown: Alton, IL Years of Service: 3 Branch: United States Navy War: World War II Message: In honor of my father's service. Submitted by: Charlene Stauder...[Read More]
Name: Robert J. Hansen Hometown: Granite City, IL Years of Service: 1949-1952, 1954-1977 Branch: United States Army Rank: MSG-E8 Wars: Korea and Vietnam Message: Thank you, Grandpa,...[Read More]
Name: Robin Darnell Hometown: Alton, IL Branch: United States Navy Rank: AME3 War: Vietnam Message: Thank you for your service, sweetheart. Submitted by: Rebekah Darnell ...[Read More]

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