Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Matthew Wojtaszek, 2014 All-American of the Year from the All-American Town of Niles

At Operation Ozarks, its 68th Annual Convention, the 82nd Airborne Division Association honored Niles Veteran Matthew Wojtaszek as its All American-of the Year. The conference was held August 20 to 23rd in Springfield, Missouri. Harold Schroeder, the National President, presented the award to Mr. Wojtaszek on August 23, 2014 at the National Airborne Day Banquet.

The following 2 pages from the convention booklet were devoted to Mr. Wojtaszek.

Mr. Wojtaszek' s interview for the Veterans History Project can be read 

The 82nd Airborne Division is known as "America's Guard of Honor."

Monday, October 6, 2014

Kosciuszko Squadron Program

will be presented by Professor James Pula on Sunday, November 9, at 2pm at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library. 

The event is sponsored by the Polish Genealogical Society of America.