Rededication ceremony of General Jones Armory

The 8th Infantry Association participated in the rededication of the General Richard l Jones Armory on October 17,2020. General Jones was an African-American man who served in WWI and WWII and went on to serve as U. S. Ambassador to Liberia in 1955. A member of the 8th Infantry Illinois Regiment he was responsible for […]

Lincoln Challenge Cadets participation in Black

The 8th Infantry Illinois NG Organization hosted cadets from Lincoln’s Challenge Academy on Feb 23 at an event celebrating Black History Month. Speakers included representative from George Giles Post, Harold Washington Post, Dorie Miller Post, 555th Parachute Battalion and the 8th Infantry Organization. Thanks to all for their participation.

8th Infantry Christmas Party

The 8th Infantry Association ‘s 2019 Christmas Party was a great time had by all.  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone!