Chicagoland Soldiers are Recognized for Their Service on 9-11

By Office of the Chief of Public Affairs- MidwestSeptember 17, 2008

Chicago native and musician, Joe Cantafio, 101st Rock Division, performs during a Service Recognition Ceremony at Chicago's Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Plaza September 11, 2008.
1 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chicago native and musician, Joe Cantafio, 101st Rock Division, performs during a Service Recognition Ceremony at Chicago's Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Plaza September 11, 2008. (Photo Credit: Courtney Wittmann, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs- Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL
Warrant Officer James Walker conducts the U.S. Army Reserve, 85th Division Band, Arlington Heights, Ill., before a Service Recognition Ceremony at ChicagoAca,!a,,cs Vietnam VeteransAca,!a,,c Memorial Plaza, September 11, 2008.
2 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Warrant Officer James Walker conducts the U.S. Army Reserve, 85th Division Band, Arlington Heights, Ill., before a Service Recognition Ceremony at ChicagoAca,!a,,cs Vietnam VeteransAca,!a,,c Memorial Plaza, September 11, 2008. (Photo Credit: Courtney Wittmann, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs- Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL
Members of the United States Army Reserve, 85th Division Band, Arlington Heights, Ill., perform during a 9-11 Service Recognition Ceremony at the Vietnam VeteransAca,!a,,c Memorial Plaza in downtown Chicago, Ill.
3 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Members of the United States Army Reserve, 85th Division Band, Arlington Heights, Ill., perform during a 9-11 Service Recognition Ceremony at the Vietnam VeteransAca,!a,,c Memorial Plaza in downtown Chicago, Ill. (Photo Credit: Brandi Schiff, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs- Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen. William S. Wallace, Commanding General U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va., addresses the audience during a Service Recognition Ceremony on the seventh anniversary of 9/11 at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza in Chicago, Ill.
4 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. William S. Wallace, Commanding General U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va., addresses the audience during a Service Recognition Ceremony on the seventh anniversary of 9/11 at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza in Chicago, Ill. (Photo Credit: Courtney Wittmann, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs- Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL
Alderman James A. Balcer, Chicago 11th Ward, addresses the audience during a Service Recognition Ceremony at the Vietnam VeteransAca,!a,,c Memorial Plaza in Chicago, Ill., September 11, 2008.
5 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Alderman James A. Balcer, Chicago 11th Ward, addresses the audience during a Service Recognition Ceremony at the Vietnam VeteransAca,!a,,c Memorial Plaza in Chicago, Ill., September 11, 2008. (Photo Credit: Courtney Wittmann, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs- Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. 1st Class John C. Reyes, U.S. Army Chicago Recruiting Battalion (USAREC), is presented his Army Recruiter Ring by TRADOC Commander, General William S. Wallace.  Reyes and his fellow USAREC Soldiers were part of a 9-11 Service Recognition Ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Plaza in Chicago, Ill.
6 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. 1st Class John C. Reyes, U.S. Army Chicago Recruiting Battalion (USAREC), is presented his Army Recruiter Ring by TRADOC Commander, General William S. Wallace. Reyes and his fellow USAREC Soldiers were part of a 9-11 Service Recognition Ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Plaza in Chicago, Ill. (Photo Credit: Brandi Schiff, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs- Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chicago Recruiting Battalion Soldiers re-enlist during a 9-11 Service Recognition Ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Plaza in Chicago, Ill.  Gen. William S. Wallace, Commanding General, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va., administers their oath.  Soldiers from left to right are: Sgt. 1st Class David Haire, Henderson, Ky; Sgt. Ronell Anthony, Norfolk, Va. and Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Schellhammer, Chicago, Ill.
7 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chicago Recruiting Battalion Soldiers re-enlist during a 9-11 Service Recognition Ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Plaza in Chicago, Ill. Gen. William S. Wallace, Commanding General, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va., administers their oath. Soldiers from left to right are: Sgt. 1st Class David Haire, Henderson, Ky; Sgt. Ronell Anthony, Norfolk, Va. and Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Schellhammer, Chicago, Ill. (Photo Credit: Brandi Schiff, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs- Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen. William S. Wallace, Commanding General U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va., presents Sgt. 1st Class Douglas Rhodes, U.S. Army Chicago Recruiting Battalion, with the prestigious Glen E. Morrell Award during a Service Recognition Ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Plaza in Chicago, Ill., September 11, 2008.  The Glen E. Morrell Award is the highest recruiting award a Soldier can earn.
8 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. William S. Wallace, Commanding General U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va., presents Sgt. 1st Class Douglas Rhodes, U.S. Army Chicago Recruiting Battalion, with the prestigious Glen E. Morrell Award during a Service Recognition Ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Plaza in Chicago, Ill., September 11, 2008. The Glen E. Morrell Award is the highest recruiting award a Soldier can earn. (Photo Credit: Courtney Wittmann, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs- Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from U.S. Army Chicago Recruiting Battalion post the Colors during a Service Recognition Ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza in Chicago, Ill., September 11, 2008.
9 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from U.S. Army Chicago Recruiting Battalion post the Colors during a Service Recognition Ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza in Chicago, Ill., September 11, 2008. (Photo Credit: Courtney Wittmann, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs- Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL