82nd Airborne Division Association
Join with the Chapter as we march in the 4th of July Parade in Niles, IL! It's a great Parade with a large turnout of very patriotic citizens. We will assemble in the Notre Dame College Prep parking lot, NLT 0800. At 0845 the Parade step off. Prior to the Parade, join with the Chapter for breakfast at Kappy's American Grill at 7200 Dempster, Morton Grove which is just a few blocks east of the Parade assembly area. Be there between 0645 - 0700. Breakfast will be provided for all Chapter participants. A vehicle will be available for those unable to walk the distance.
Post Parade entertainment will be provided from 1000-1430 in Grennan Heights Park where Parade ends.
Parking is on the street. Recommend the area east of the Assembly Area.
GET READY to enjoy yourself at the annual John Steele Chapter Picnic. Hosted by Katie Troccoli, this family friendly event is one that everyone who has attended has enjoyed.
Bring a dish to pass. Meat and drink will be provided. Pack some lawn chairs and a swimsuit and towel if you desire to use their in-ground pool.
Let's continue a great tradition of the Chicago Chapter sharing a fun day in Ottawa with fellow Paratroopers.
Attached is more detailed information.
Airborne picnic 07 9 2017 Stand Up and Hook Up.doc
The Elite Forces Chap VI conducts a Vietnam 50th and Afghanistan 10th Commemorative Ceremony honoring those Illinois Sky Soldiers killed in action in 1967 and 2007.
Ceremony will be held at the grave site of Medal of Honor Recipient Michael R Blanchfield.
A luncheon will follow at Club Casa Cafe, 353 N River Rd, Des Plaines, IL
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