Come out and join members of American Legion Post 1288 and VFW Post 5917 for an informal meet and greet on Thursday, May 18 from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Tailgaters in Bolingbrook. Great opportunity to meet members of both Posts as well as other fellow veterans. Hope to see you there!!!
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White has announced that beginning July 1, 2015, veterans will be able to get an updated driver's license/ID card with the designation "VETERAN" under the signature on the front of the card.
Under Public Act 97-0739, veterans who have received an Honorable or General under Honorable Conditions Discharge can obtain the designation on their Illinois driver's license or ID cards.
Obtaining the designation is simple. First official verification is required from the Illinois Dept. of Veteran Affairs (DD-214 or Certification of Military Service is required). Once certification is obatined, the veteran may apply for new, renewal, or updated driver's license or ID card at any Secretary of State Driver Services facility.
To make this process easier, the Post would like to arrange for a representative from the Dept. of Veteran Affairs to come to the Post to certify DD-214s. Therefore we need to know who would be interested. If you are interested, and would like to obatin certification at the Post, please contact Herschel Nelson at 630-226-8484 in order to get on the list.
For more info, please visit http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/news/2015/june/150630d1.pdf
Don't forget, membership renewals are now underway for the 2015-2016 period. Your dues help to fund much needed veterans' programs and initiatives. Don't delay...RENEW today! To renew your membership or if you are an eligible new member or transferee, please contact the Post.
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Bolingbrook Post 1288 meets the third Monday of every month at 7:30 PM. The meetings are held at 201 B Canterbury Lane, Bolingbrook, IL 60440. For more information regarding meeting times and dates and other post events, please contact us.
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