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(Left to right) Will James, David Brown, Ruthie Grezlik, Rick Fox, Robyn Wheeler Grange and Kristina McNichol stand before the crowd to close out the veterans forum held Nov. 3 at Pipe Fitter's Training Center Local Union No. 597 in Mokena. Photos by Megann Horstead/22nd Century Media
Vicki Bunn, manager of veterans advancement services for Volunteers of America, provides remarks Nov. 3 during U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush's veterans benefits forum.
Megann Horstead, Freelance Reporter
4:00 pm CST November 7, 2017
Veterans Day is observed annually by the nation’s people to honor the many men and women who have served. So often, veterans do not get the credit they deserve for their sacrifices the remaining days of the calendar year.