Oswego Honors Veterans
May 21, 2021-May 31, 2021 | 09:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Oswego Village Hall | 100 Parkers Mill | Oswego, IL 60543 | 630.554.3618
May 21, 2021-May 31, 2021
09:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Oswego Village Hall
100 Parkers Mill
Oswego, IL 60543
On Tuesday, March 30, 2021, the Fox Valley Veterans Breakfast Club and Village of Oswego announced that the Middle East Conflicts Wall of Honor will be in Oswego from Friday, May 21, through Memorial Day, Monday, May 31. The honored visit, sponsored by the Oswego Honors Veterans committee, pays tribute to the veterans of Desert Storm/Desert Shield, Iraq and Afghanistan.
The wall will be set up at Oswego Village Hall, 100 Parkers Mill, Oswego, and will be open to the public free of charge 24 hours a day. This will be the first time the wall has traveled outside of its home state of Oregon. The wall will be escorted to town by the Marine Vets Motorcycle Club, as well as by area police, fire, and other agencies on May 21. An opening ceremony is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 22, and a closing ceremony is planned for 3 p.m. on Monday, May 31. A car show, performances and festivities taking place throughout the 11 days of the Oswego Honors Veterans event.