Thank You, Veterans

A tribute to local veterans

Sauk Valley News/Shaw Local News Network

Scott and Linda Burkitt felt something was missing – specifically a tribute to veterans – at their Dixon bar and last year decided to have a mural painted on one of the business’ doors to remind patrons of military members’ sacrifices.

Since statehood, and even before, Illinois has been well-represented in American wars. In many cases, Illinois was among national leaders in the number of men and women supplied to the service.