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Veterans and Gold Star Families Day at the 2022 Illinois State Fair975194(Springfield) - The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA), the Illinois Department of Agriculture, and the Illinois State Fair invite veterans and their family members to enjoy a free day at the Illinois State Fair on Sunday, August 14, 2022. 8/8/2022 7:54:41 PMFalseIDVA8/9/2022 5:00:00 AM
THE VETERANS' HOME AT QUINCY EXPERIENCES INCREASE IN COVID-19 CASES975297July 12, 2022 –The Illinois Veterans' Home at Quincy is experiencing an increase in COVID-19 cases among its veterans and staff. Based on robust rapid testing and the support of the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) laboratories, in quick succession the Department identified 16 residents and 10 staff positive for COVID-19.7/12/2022 7:29:56 PMFalseIDVA7/12/2022 5:00:00 AM
STATEMENT FROM IDVA DIRECTOR TERRY PRINCE975333July 1, 2022 - Governor JB Pritzker ordered flags across Illinois to fly at half-staff to honor one of our own. Corporal Nathan Carlson, a Marine hero and fellow Illinoisan, returned home after making the ultimate sacrifice of military service when he and four fellow Marines perished in an aircraft accident during a training exercise in the California desert.7/1/2022 5:09:37 PMFalseIDVA7/1/2022 5:00:00 AM
STATEMENT FROM IDVA DIRECTOR TERRY PRINCE 975343June 30, 2022 - Today, Governor JB Pritzker requested that all flags be flown at half-staff to honor an American hero, Hershel “Woody” Williams, the nation’s last remaining World War II Medal of Honor recipient.6/30/2022 8:32:46 PMFalseIDVA6/30/2022 5:00:00 AM
Illinois Receives Nearly $200 Million in Federal Funding for Enhancements to the Veterans' Home at Quincy975352June 28, 2022 - Illinois is the recipient of a final grant of $194,762,750 from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs for enhancements to the Illinois Veterans’ Home at Quincy.6/28/2022 7:29:16 PMFalseIDVA6/28/2022 5:00:00 AM
Vietnam Soldier Dog Tag Returned to His Family1581389Who: Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs/Illinois Veterans’ Home at Quincy4/11/2022 6:38:45 PMFalseIDVA4/11/2022 5:00:00 AM
HIGHWAY 20 DESIGNATED AS MEDAL OF HONOR HIGHWAY1581451Senate Joint Resolution 28 designating U.S. Highway 20 as Medal of Honor Highway unanimously passed today as Illinois joins the effort to rename the 3,365 miles of Highway 20 spanning the nation from the Pacific to Atlantic Oceans. 3/30/2022 4:01:58 PMFalseIDVA3/30/2022 5:00:00 AM
ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS ANNOUNCES 9TH ANNUAL SPRINGFIELD VETERANS DAY PARADE528502Springfield, IL – The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs, along with the Interveterans Council of Sangamon County, Elk’s Lodge Post #158, Hayes-Krell Military Order of the Purple Heart, invite residents to celebrate and honor Illinois veterans at the 9th Annual Veterans Day Parade on November 11th.11/4/2021 7:57:08 PMFalseIDVA11/5/2021 5:00:00 AM
Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs and Serve Illinois Revive the Spirit of Service through Serving Those Who Served 528524Springfield, IL – The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs in partnership with Serve Illinois today launched the 2021 Serving Those Who Served program, a week of service projects created to thank service men and women, veterans, and their families across the state from beginning November 4th and ending on Veteran’s Day, November 11th. 11/1/2021 4:25:04 PMFalseIDVA11/1/2021 5:00:00 AM