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looking for veterans in greater Chicago area...

Discussion in 'Information Requests' started by Nicnac, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. Nicnac

    Nicnac Member

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    Hi guys,

    I have an unusual request and no idea how to search for answers.

    Does anyone know of any Band of Brothers and/or Medal of Honor (not necessarily WW2) and/or Tuskegee Airmen who are currently living in the greater Chicago area (or nearby)?

    Of particular interest are vets who might be available to attend signings.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Nicnac

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    Nobody? Any idea how I can get info?
     
  3. Mehar

    Mehar Ace

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    Have you tried contacting a Chicago legion for help?
     
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    There were several from the Chicago area, but the only one I can think of who is still living in the area is Frank Perconte. He lives in Joliet. But he's in his mid-90's, I am not sure that he does that kind of thing.

    If you have an event in the Chicago area, I'd love to know about it.
     
  6. Nicnac

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    Thanks.

    Thanks for the links.

    Thanks. I'll look into Perconte's situation. Regarding the event, keep an eye on the Chicago National which takes place August 3 - 7. I am trying to get someone to sign there... If anything pans out, I will update.
     
  7. Sgt Potier

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    A friend of mine live at Munster Indiana . He was in the 82nd Airborne .
     
  8. Nicnac

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    Thanks. I will keep this in mind. Right now, I am gathering information to see if anything pans out, but this is strictly as a favor to someone else. I can't actually do the 'hiring' myself.
     
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    Thanks for all your help. Unfortunately, it seems we left things too close to The National and nothing has panned out.

    Thanks again.
     
  10. Clementine

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    That's too bad! Sorry it didn't work out.
     

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