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Of Special Note…

Of Special Note… Interesting facts about the men of the 192nd, as well as their families.   Robert Brooks, D Company, an African-American, was the first tanker killed in WWII at Clark Field. Brooks Field at Fort Knox, Kentucky is named in his honor. Henry Deckert, B Company, was the first tanker KIA in tank to tank...

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2016 Keynote – Brig Gen Tate Nadeau

In 2015, Brigadier General Alicia A. Tate-Nadeau received her promotion from Colonel to Brigadier General, adding to an impressive resume and thereby becoming the first female in the Illinois National Guard to earn the rank. Brigadier General Tate-Nadeau currently serves as the Assistant Adjutant General/Director of the Joint...

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Bataan Day 2016

On a hot September Sunday in 1946, citizens and honored guests gathered at the corner of 5th Avenue and Oak Street in this western suburb of Chicago. In attendance was the Governor of Illinois, as well as Brigadier Generals and Navy Commandants. But the true guest of honor on September 8, 1946 was a tank, sent from Minnesota to...

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Memorial Day 2016 @ MAC

President McMahon attended Memorial Day services at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in Manila. Here are photos from that event. Click here to view the photos or click GALLERIES above to browse all photo...

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