The DeKalb Veteran Memorial Re-Dedication Ceremony

DeKalb ELKS Veteran's Memorial Plaza 209 South Annie Glidden, Dekalb, IL

Duty, Honor, Country - We Salute our Veterans and Military • Welcome by local dignitaries and community leaders  • Honoring various people and organizations that helped build the memorial • Installation of 100 new memorial bricks  • New US Army bench sponsored by "The Setchell Family"  • New addition to the World War I Memorial  • Honoring Eagle Scout Aidric Walters  […]

DeKalb Elks Veteran’s Memorial Plaza- Official Dedication

DeKalb ELKS Veteran's Memorial Plaza 209 South Annie Glidden, Dekalb, IL

The DeKalb Veteran's Memorial was developed and conceived in 2018 by Michael Embrey (ELKS member and USAF veteran) and was approved by the ELKS Board of Directors in 2021 to be built and created as a landmark destination for DeKalb, Illinois. This Memorial was created to honor all six (6) branches of the military, with a total of nine (9) flags (US Army, US […]