Veterans Day  Nov. 11, 2015.  Thanks to all those who honored our American veterans. It was a beautiful day filled will sunshine and beautiful people. And thanks to the mother who brought her two boys to learn why they had the day off from school. Tyler had one question: "What's the meaning of freedom." Wow, that was a great question and I hope I gave him an answer that he'll remember.   Click here to see all the pictures we took.  We'd also like your comments and suggestions. There's a comment box at the bottom of the page. Thanks.

Veterans

Winnebago county veterans
who gave their lives.

DID YOU KNOW?

  There are over 20,000 veterans living in Winnebago county and thousands of them are Vietnam veterans.

 

Illinois has over 246,000 Vietnam Era veterans.  

 

There are over 744,000 veterans of all wars in Illinois as of Sept. 23, 2013.

How It All

Came About

It started on a hill in Plieku

Joe Falzone and Nick Parnello, two young soldiers from Rockford, met while in Plekiu, South Vietnam in 1969, and they vowed to meet for supper if and when they ever made it back home. They did and here's the rest of the story.

LZ Peace

Sponsored by
Vietnam Veterans Honor Society

The LZ Peace Memorial is a place of honor for those veterans who served our country, in war and in peace. This memorial stands as a testimony to those soldiers from Winnebago County who made the ultimate sacrifice at a time of great conflict. We’re located at Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Road, in Rockford, Illinois.

Or call Nick Parnello at 815-968-1040

We are a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and contributions are deductible to the extent of the law.

Thank you.

To donate please send a check to

 Vietnam Veterans Honor Society

P. O. Box 4304
Rockford, IL 61110

 

 

LOCATED AT:

LZ Peace Memorial @

Midway Village Museum

6799 Guilford Road

Rockford, Illinois 61107

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Vietnam Veterans Honor Society, PO Box 4304, Rockford, IL 61110   Phone:  Nick Parnello  815-968-1040

Vietnam Veterans Honor Society is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and contributions are tax deductible to the extent of the law.

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