Detachment of Illinois
2019 American Legion Family Membership Caravan
Please make an effort to attend a location on the Caravan route and turn in
any cards collected. Remind members and gather cards, even if you have no
cards to turn in come and out support the effort and listen to the great
guest speakers and enjoy the refreshments.
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Four Chaplains Ceremony held the 1st Sunday in February
Four U.S. Army Chaplains gave up their life jackets and
prayed together when their transport ship, the SS Dorchester was torpedoed
eighty miles south of Greenland on February 3, 1943.
Hear the compelling story of courage and faith by these men and the
ceremony that commemorates their actions.
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Click here for words from our Detachment Chaplain
Click here for information on the 9th District Ceremony
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