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     May 28, 2019      #23-148 sdj
War on Afghanistan veteran of the Army National Guard Eric Peterson, center, was guest speaker at the Kankakee County Veterans Council Memorial Day ceremony Monday at the Kankakee County Courthouse.

Memorial Day ceremony salutes those who made

Ceremonia del dia de los caídos honra a aquellos

The Kankakee County Veterans Council hosted a Memorial Day service to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.

The ceremony was held Monday on the Kankakee County Courthouse lawn.

“Superheroes exist. I’ve seen them overseas and in this community,” said keynote speaker and war on Afghanistan veteran Eric Peterson, of Manteno. “The ability to be a superhero lives in all of us. We need to continue to make this the America veterans were so proud to serve.”

Peterson, a graduate of Herscher High School, joined the Illinois Army National ...

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The Kankakee County Veterans Council held a Memorial Day ceremony at the Kankakee County Courthouse. Tom Rosan and Tammy Allen were among those placing wreaths in honor of fallen veterans.
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