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Western Illinois University Veterans Resource Center Hosts Veterans Leadership Awards Ceremony

June 1st, 2021
Western Illinois University Veterans Resource Center Hosts Veterans Leadership Awards Ceremony

The Western Illinois University Veterans Resource Center hosted its Spring 2021 Veterans Leadership Awards Ceremony Friday, May 14. Awards presented during this year’s event include: • Outstanding Military Service and Leadership Faculty Award – Psychology Professor Robert Intrieri for commitment to and mentorship of students • Outstanding Military Service and Leadership Staff Member Award – Law Enforcement and Justice Administration Academic Advisor Monica Eskridge for commitment to students and work with student veterans • Outstanding WIU Department Military Service and Leadership... Read More

Freedom Run Tradition Continues in East Moline

August 6th, 2019
Freedom Run Tradition Continues in East Moline

What started out as a dream and a desire to help the Quad Cities area’s Veteran and active duty Military and their families became a reality in East Moline. Trinity Freedom Run 5k is happening downtown East Moline (733 15th Avenue East Moline) this Thursday Aug 8 at 6:30 p.m. Whether you’re a participant, running, walking, pushing a stroller, a sponsor, a spectator, a neighbor out on the course or a volunteer, come out to support and show appreciation for our men and women serving (or served) in our Armed Forces. From the cannon used as a “starter’s pistol” to the “dog-tag” medals... Read More

Public Tours of Quarters One on Rock Island Arsenal This Weekend!

July 26th, 2019
Public Tours of Quarters One on Rock Island Arsenal This Weekend!

The Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation opens the historic Quarters One mansion to the public for guided tours this weekend! Tours of Quarters One will take place on Sunday July 28. The tours will begin at 12 p.m. and continue starting every half hour until the last tour at 4 p.m. The tour costs $10 per person. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Active military can attend for free, but must still register. Tour size will be limited. It’s recommended that tickets be purchased in advance. Tickets can be purchased online. Completed in 1872, Quarters One served as the home to the highest... Read More