Arlington Heights, Illinois Memorial Day 2011

Presentation of medals by Senator Mark Kirk to the family of Pvt. Nick Marchese of HQ Company, 192nd Tank Battalion

Greg Padovani introduces Senator Mark Kirk.

Senator Mark Kirk prepares to start the presentation of Nick Marchese's Purple Heart and Bronze Star to the Marchese Family.

Kathleen Marchese listens as Senator Mark Kirk tells the story of her uncle, Nick Marchese, of HQ Company, 192nd Tank Battalion.

Senator Mark Kirk presents Nick Marchese's Purple Heart to Kathleen Marchese.  Nick Marchese died while a Japanese Prisoner of War in the Philippine Islands.

Kathleen Marchese, holding her uncle's medals, begins to thank Senator Kirk and the people of Arlington Heights.

The Family of Nick Marchese.


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