Illinois asks for nominations to honor veterans

ILLINOIS -- The state is looking for former service members who went above and beyond the call of duty, as part of the Illinois bicentennial celebration.

Two hundred nominees will be honored at an event in Chicago next month celebrating Illinois' 200th birthday.

Anyone can nominate a veteran, just send your written nomination to the Illinois Department of Veteran Affairs.

Send written nominations to:

Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs
George W. Dunne Office Building
Attn: Illinois “Honor 200” Bi-Centennial Award
69 W. Washington Street, Suite 1620
Chicago, Illinois 60601