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What is Operation Homefront?

Operation Homefront is an effort driven by Governor Pat Quinn to create a resource library dedicated to the service men and women from the Land of Lincoln, their families, and the citizens and organizations that support them.

A Message from Illinois Governor Pat Quinn

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Governor Quinn Announces Statewide Initiative to Help Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

CHICAGO – November 20, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn today announced Operation Employ Veterans, a statewide initiative that will help servicemen and women transition into civilian life by providing employment training and contact with potential employers.

Governor Pat Quinn Honors Fallen Heroes

KEWANEE - November 12, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn today joined with Gold Star Families to unveil the Portrait of a Soldier memorial exhibition at the American Legion Post #31 in Kewanee.

Governor Quinn Announces Site for New Veterans’ Home in Chicago

CHICAGO – November 10, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn today announced the site of the Illinois Veterans’ Home at Chicago, a 200-bed facility that will begin construction in 2010. The $65 million project is part of the Illinois Jobs Now! capital plan, signed into law by Governor Quinn earlier this year.

Governor Pat Quinn Honors Fallen Heroes

ROCKFORD – November 8, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn joined with Gold Star Families for a ceremony at Veterans Memorial Hall for the unveiling of the Portrait of a Soldier memorial exhibition.