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Veterans Commission
Mission Statement
The purpose of the Veterans Commission is to recognize the contributions of Tinley Park residents who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States; to assist veterans in preserving their rights in obtaining benefits from various governmental agencies by cooperating with the agencies for the benefit of the veterans; and to educate the citizenry as to the accomplishments and contributions of veterans.

('77 Code, § 33.138) (Ord. 74-0-051, passed 11-11-74)

Commission Chairperson and Members
Trustee Liaison: Bernard Brady
Staff Liaison: Judy Bruning
Chair: Wiley Roberts
Vice Chair: Mike Gibbons
Secretary: Norm Pestlin
Colleen Simon
Bruce Lorence
William Rasmussen
Robert Baisa
Bill Conner
Frank Mulcahy - Marine Corps League
Bill Conner - Commander, Bremen VFW Post 2791
Bill McNellis - Commander, American Legion Post 615
Fred Cagle - Commander, Bremen VFW Post 2791

Associate Members
Jack Morley
Arlene Morley
Chris Hansley
Ken Wrezzes
Thomas Donnelly – Marine Corp League
Jim Wilkins  - U.S. Submarine Veterans
Donna Gibbons 
Tony Castillo

Monthly Meetings
The Veterans Commission meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month in the Kallsen Center at Tinley Park Village Hall, 16250 S. Oak Park Ave.

Local Veterans Groups
American Legion Post 615
17423 S. 67th Court
(708) 532-1737
Veterans of Foreign Wars (V.F.W.) Post 2791
17147 S. Oak Park Ave.
(708) 532-2333
Korean War Veterans Association
South Suburban Chapter 23
17211 S. Odell Ave.
(708) 532-5950

Marine Corp League
Kevin Clarke - Detachment 1217
17147 S. Oak Park Ave.
(708) 614-6093

Agendas and Minutes

Additional Resources

Veteran Employment Opportunities