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Home News Governor Quinn Urges People Across Illinois to Support “Operation Hero Miles” this Holiday Season - Governor Makes Christmas Eve Donation to Program That Helps Injured Servicemembers Connect with Family

Governor Quinn Urges People Across Illinois to Support “Operation Hero Miles” this Holiday Season - Governor Makes Christmas Eve Donation to Program That Helps Injured Servicemembers Connect with Family

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CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today urged people across Illinois to support Operation Hero Miles, a program that helps injured servicemembers connect with their families. The Governor today donated 4,000 frequent flyer miles to Operation Hero Miles and highlighted the program's positive impact on the lives of military families. Today’s Christmas Eve announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to honor, protect and support the men and women who have served our nation.





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The issuance or replacement of military service medals, awards and decorations must be requested in writing.

Requests should be submitted in writing to the appropriate military service branch division of the NPRC. Standard form (SF 180), available through the VA, is recommended to submit your request. Generally, there is no charge for medal or award replacements. For more information, or for the mailing address of the military branch office to submit your request to, call 1-86-NARA-NARA (1-866-272-6272) or visit the NPRC website at www.archives.gov