• Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen D. Blake, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, bows his head in prayer during the Hero Street Monument Memorial Day Ceremony, May 29. Silvis, Ill., is the home of Hero Street, U.S.A. and was named in honor of eight Soldiers of Mexican-American descent, all of whom who lived on the street (formerly Second Street), who gave their lives fighting in World War II. This street, consisting of roughly 25 homes, has sent more than 100 residents into the military since World War II. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)

    Hero Street, USA

    Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen D. Blake, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, bows his head in prayer during the Hero Street Monument Memorial Day Ceremony, May 29. Silvis, Ill., is the home of Hero Street, U.S.A. and was named in honor of eight Soldiers of...

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen D. Blake, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, speaks with Veteran Bob Baecke before the Hero Street Monument Memorial Day Ceremony, May 29. Silvis, Ill., is the home of Hero Street, U.S.A. and was named in honor of eight Soldiers of Mexican-American descent, all of whom who lived on the street (formerly Second Street), who gave their lives fighting in World War II. This street, consisting of roughly 25 homes, has sent more than 100 residents into the military since World War II. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)

    Hero Street, USA

    Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen D. Blake, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, speaks with Veteran Bob Baecke before the Hero Street Monument Memorial Day Ceremony, May 29. Silvis, Ill., is the home of Hero Street, U.S.A. and was named in honor of eight Soldiers...

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