Armed Forces Day will be held on Saturday, May 15th at the Burr Ridge Veterans Memorial, in front of the Village Hall. The celebration will begin at 10:00 a.m. The event will include Keynote Speaker Major General Robert Castellvi, Bolingbrook native and the Commander of the 1st Marines Division at Camp Pendleton; as well as the awarding of the seventh and eighth annual Patriot's Award. This event is hosted by the Burr Ridge Veterans Memorial Committee.
All Covid 19 protocols will be in place. Attendees will need to wear a mask, and there will not be a reception this year due to Covid19. There will be a larger tent to allow for social distancing, and a few other adjustments to the usual program. All are welcome to attend. For the 2021 Armed Forces Day flyer, click here!
For a public parking map, click here. See Map below as well.
For more information on the Veterans Memorial, go to: https://www.facebook.com/BurrRidgeVeteransMemorialCommittee. For information regarding the Memorial Brick Program, click here.
To download a copy of the Patriot Award Nomination Form, click here.
Here is a link to the 2021 Armed Forces Day Video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coK2MderPBo
Highlights of Armed Forces Day 2018
For an overview video of the 2018 Armed Forces Day, click here!