Middle East Conflicts Wall of Honor Will Be Displayed May 21-31 in Oswego

Middle East Conflicts Wall of Honor Will Be Displayed May 21-31 in Oswego

Kane County residents who wish to pay respects to veterans of Desert Storm/Desert Shield, Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts will have an opportunity to do so for 10 days leading up to Memorial Day 2021.

The Fox Valley Veterans Breakfast Club and village of Oswego has announced that the Middle East Conflicts Wall of Honor will be in Oswego from Friday, May 21, through Memorial Day, Monday, May 31.

The honored visit, sponsored by the Oswego Honors Veterans Committee, pays tribute to the veterans of Desert Storm/Desert Shield, Iraq and Afghanistan.

The members of the Oswego Honors Veterans committee are honored that the Middle East Conflicts Wall of Honor is coming to our community and appreciate the efforts of so many to make this happen. The memorial helps to bring healing to veterans, families, and friends of those who died defending this great country.

The wall will be set up at Oswego Village Hall, 100 Parkers Mill, Oswego, and will be open to the public free of charge 24 hours a day.  This will be the first time the wall has traveled outside of its home state of Oregon.

The wall will be escorted to town by the Marine Vets Motorcycle Club, as well as by area police, fire, and other agencies on May 21.

An opening ceremony is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 22, and a closing ceremony is planned for 3 p.m. Monday, May 31.

A car show, performances and festivities taking place throughout the 11 days of the Oswego Honors Veterans event.

For more information, including a full schedule of events and festivities, and to donate, follow the Oswego Honors Veterans Facebook page at facebook.com/oswegohonorsveterans.

A full list of events can also be found at www.goOswego.org/

SOURCE: Village of Oswego, Fox Valley Veterans Breakfast Club news release