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 […]
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.
The 8th Infantry Association ‘s 2019 Christmas Party was a great time had by all. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone!
The 8th Infantry Association was pleased to give a tour of Our Memorial Hall to the Honorable Former Senator Carol Mosley-Braun. Special thanks to SSG Jeffery Barnes for his assistance.
The 8th Infantry Organization held it’s Annual Veterans Day/ Scholarship Fundraising Dinner on Nov 9,2019.