Campaign To Send Cards To Illinois Service Members

CHICAGO (AP) The director of the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs is
encouraging people to send holiday cards expressing their support to U.S.
service members.

Director Erica Borggren, herself an Iraq war veteran, says it means a lot to a service member to receive a holiday card.  For information on how to participate in the Illinois Heroes holiday card drive, visit OperationHomefront.org.

Gov. Pat Quinn will personally deliver cards written by Illinois residents when he visits service members at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany and military hospitals in Illinois.   Landstuhl is the largest American hospital outside the United States.

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