Memeorial Day Vigil at Lake Julian - nwherald

Kyle Grillot - kgrillot@shawmedia.com

Veterans Network Committee member Tom Gillis looks through the list of Illinois' deceased at the Memorial Day vigil at Lake Julian. The 48-hour vigil displays 322 American flags representing the 322 soldiers from Illinois who gave their lives during the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. The vigil has been organized by by the Veterans Network Committee of Northern Illinois and will have a closing ceremony on Memorial Day at 6 p.m.