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Press Release

U.S. Attorney Observes Veterans Day Holiday

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Illinois

Fairview Heights, Ill. - U.S. Attorney Steven D. Weinhoeft of the Southern District of
Illinois issued the following statement today in observance of Veterans Day:

“On Veterans Day, we celebrate the brave men and women who have served in the United States Armed
Forces. It is a day appropriately set aside to honor their heroism and recognize their sacrifices.
The peace and security we enjoy in this great nation could never be achieved without the honorable
service of all who have donned a military uniform, and we are forever grateful.”

Weinhoeft continued, “I especially want to thank the veterans who work in this office. Those
individuals helped preserve our freedom while in uniform, and they continue to serve our country
from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. To each of those men and women, we say thank you.”

Updated April 18, 2023