33rd Infantry Brigade Campaign Streamer Ceremony


Urbana - The 33rd Infantry Brigade Streamer Ceremony is set to take place on Sunday.

The event will honor the brigade for their service in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom during Consolidation II in 2009.

More than 1,340 Soldiers earned either the Combat Infantry Badges or Combat Action Badges. Sixty-six of these Soldiers received the Purple Heart Medal. More than 600 Soldiers earned Bronze Star Medals, with eight receiving Bronze Star Medals with Valor.

This success came at a high cost with 18 ILNG Soldiers killed in action.

The ceremony will be Sunday December 15, 2013 at 10:00AM at the Urbana Illinois Army National Guard Armory on 600 E. University Ave.


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