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Honoring Patriot Day https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18150Honoring Patriot Day 9/10/2018 9:31:11 PMThe Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor Bruce Rauner that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff from Sunrise to Sunset on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.
Honoring Senator John McCainhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18106Honoring Senator John McCain8/27/2018 10:20:07 PMThe Department of Central Management Services has received notice from The President of the United States of America that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff immediately until sunset on the day of interment.
PORTRAIT OF A SOLDIER, TRAVELING MEMORIAL WALL HONOR VETERANS AT DUQUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18067PORTRAIT OF A SOLDIER, TRAVELING MEMORIAL WALL HONOR VETERANS AT DUQUOIN STATE FAIR8/22/2018 7:35:36 PMDU QUOIN, IL – Sunday, August 26, is Veterans Day at the Du Quoin State Fair! We’re proud to partner with the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs to offer free admission for veterans at this year’s fair. All veterans and their immediate family will receive free admission to the fair with proper identification.
Rauner enacts legislation to streamline services for veteranshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18019Rauner enacts legislation to streamline services for veterans8/13/2018 6:21:32 PMSPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed legislation that streamlines veteran identification services and makes it easier for homeless veterans to access needed medical benefits. Rauner also made Nov. 4th GI Bill of Rights Day to pay tribute to the American Legion committee, chaired by the 29th Governor of Illinois, that wrote the historic Serviceman’s Readjustment Act of 1944.
Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs Hosts Purple Heart Day Ceremonyhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18001Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs Hosts Purple Heart Day Ceremony8/7/2018 7:07:13 PMSPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) honored approximately 5,000 Illinois heroes who’ve received a Purple Heart for their service to the country.
Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs accepting nominations for ‘Honor 200'https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=17956Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs accepting nominations for ‘Honor 200'7/25/2018 7:30:18 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – We’re honoring 200 veterans from across the state who have gone above and beyond the call of duty on their achievements and on the extent to which their contributions have aided, benefited and provided inspiration to their community.
Gov. Rauner signs Quincy Veterans' Home billshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=17942Gov. Rauner signs Quincy Veterans' Home bills7/17/2018 10:01:30 PMSPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed legislation that expands the Illinois Veterans’ Home at Quincy and cuts the red tape on future construction projects, allowing the administration to move quickly to build a new state-of-the-art facility at the campus.
Honoring Illinois' Fallenhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=16803Honoring Illinois' Fallen5/31/2018 9:11:19 PMThe Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor Bruce Rauner that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff from Sunrise, Saturday, June 2, 2018 until Sunset, Monday, June 4, 2018.
IDVA Receives Recent CDC Reporthttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=16796IDVA Receives Recent CDC Report5/29/2018 11:30:41 PMSPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) is providing an update on its water management and remediation efforts at the Illinois Veterans’ Home in Quincy (IVHQ) following the release of the latest Legionella Investigation Report prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Honoring Illinois' Fallenhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=16775Honoring Illinois' Fallen5/24/2018 3:50:30 PMThe Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor Bruce Rauner that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff from Sunrise to Noon on Monday, May 28, 2018.

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