Veterans’ Affairs to Honor Woman at its March ‘Veteran of the Month’

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsThe Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) will honor later this month Iris M. Feliciano, a life-long Chicagoan and U.S. Marine Corps veteran, at its March 2012 “Veteran of the Month” during a Women’s Veterans Program presented by the Student Veterans of America, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs. The Illinois Veteran of the Month award is a distinction bestowed upon military veterans who give back to their communities. Feliciano joined the Marine Corps in 1996, served on active duty until 2005 and reserve duty until 2010. She was deployed to Afghanistan in 2002 to support Operation Enduring Freedom.

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