A religious card taped into a scrapbook compiled by Aida Bonsonto showcases her husband’s military service during World War II.
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.
The family of Aida Bonsonto pauses for a photo with Brig. Gen. Kris A. Belanger, Commanding General, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command and a wedding dress made from a World War II parachute that her husband sent home.
Aida Bonsonto wears a wedding dress, circa 1946, made from a parachute, that was sent home to her by Army medic Gerald “Jerry” Bonsonto who served with the 82nd Airborne Division during World War II.
Aida Bonsonto with her husband Gerald “Jerry” Bonsonto pose for a photo, circa 1946. Bonsonto’s wedding dress was made from a parachute, that was sent home to her by Army medic “Jerry” Bonsonto who served with the 82nd Airborne Division during World War II.
Master Sgt. Shandrel Daniels receives an honor during the Chicago White Sox vs Washington Nationals game at Guaranteed Rate Field, June 11, 2019.
Master Sgt. Shandrel Daniels cheers during the Chicago White Sox vs Washington Nationals game at Guaranteed Rate Field, June 11, 2019.
Master Sgt. Shandrel Daniels meets Chicago White Sox third base coach, Nick Capra, during the White Sox vs Washington Nationals game at Guaranteed Rate Field, June 11, 2019.
Children look on during the Village of Arlington Heights Memorial Day parade, Mar. 27, 2019.
Brig. Gen. Kris Belanger, left, Commanding General, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, with Command Sgt. Maj. Theodore Dewitt, Command Sergeant Major, 85th USARSC, wave at a crowd during the Village of Arlington Heights Memorial Day parade, Mar. 27, 2019.
Mayor Thomas Hayes, Mayor of Arlington Heights and Army veteran, gives remarks during the Village of Arlington Heights Centennial Memorial Day commemoration, Mar. 27, 2019.
Service members, and veterans pause for a photo following the Village of Arlington Heights Centennial Memorial Day commemoration, Mar. 27, 2019.
Col. Daniel Jaquint, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command gives remarks during the Highland Park Memorial Day commemoration, Mar. 27, 2019.
From left to right: Jim Frazier, Gold Star Family father of Staff Sgt. Jacob Frazier killed on March 29, 2003; Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot; Maj. Gen. Marion Garcia, Commanding General, 200th Military Police Command; Brig. Gen. Kris Belanger, Commanding General, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command; and Commander Zeita Merchant, Commanding Officer, MSU Chicago, U.S. Coast Guard view the Chicago Memorial Day parade from the reviewing stand, Mar. 25, 2019.
A Gold Star Family takes a moment in front of the Gold Star Family float following the City of Chicago Memorial Day parade, Mar. 25, 2019.
Brig. Gen. Kris Belanger, left, Commanding General, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command; along with her Soldiers, military leaders and City of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot step off in the Chicago Memorial Day parade, Mar. 25, 2019.
Chicago high school junior ROTC cadets carry a large flag during the City of Chicago Memorial Day parade, Mar. 25, 2019.
Brig. Gen. Kris Belanger, Commanding General, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, gives remarks, as the keynote speaker, during the Village of Norridge Memorial Day commemoration, Mar. 26, 2019.
Brig. Gen. Kris Belanger, Commanding General, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, swears in new Army recruits during the Village of Norridge Memorial Day commemoration, Mar. 26, 2019.
Memorial Day during an interview with CBS Channel 2 News during the Village of Arlington Heights Memorial Day commemoration, Mar. 27, 2019.