The Illinois House of Representatives passed House Resolution 1271 Wednesday morning. The resolution honors American severice members from Illinois who have paid the ultimate price serving their country in the past year.
District 109 Representative David Ries had the honor of reading the name of Staff Sgt. Kenneth Leroy Cunningham of Albion, IL. The Army airmen was reported as “missing in action” during the Vietnam War in 1969. Hie remains were recently identified last year after they were recovered from a crash site in the 1990’s.