Chicago area woman honors her husband's world war II service, 40 years after his death

By Sgt. David LietzJune 18, 2019

Brig. Gen. Kris A. Belanger, Commanding General, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command looks at a scrapbook compiled by Aida Bonsonto of her husband's Army service during World War II. Gerald "Jerry" Bonsonto of Chicago was trained as a medic and served with the 82nd Airborne Division on battlefields across Europe including the Battle of the Bulge. Belanger visited with Bonsonto and her family Memorial Day weekend 2019 to receive a parachute wedding dress that will be on loan to the 82nd Airborne Division War Museum at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. David Lietz)
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Brig. Gen. Kris A. Belanger, Commanding General, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command looks at a scrapbook compiled by Aida Bonsonto of her husband's Army service during World War II. Gerald "Jerry" Bonsonto of Chicago was trained as a medic and served with the 82nd Airborne Division on battlefields across Europe including the Battle of the Bulge. Belanger visited with Bonsonto and her family Memorial Day weekend 2019 to receive a parachute wedding dress that will be on loan to the 82nd Airborne Division War Museum at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. David Lietz) (Photo Credit: Sgt. David Lietz) VIEW ORIGINAL