Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

Congressional Veteran Commendation

The Congressional Veteran Commendation, in conjunction with the Veterans History Project sponsored by the Library of Congress is a nominations-based program to recognize the wartime sacrifices and community involvement of distinguished American veterans, preserving their stories for future generations.

To nominate a local veteran for the award, please fill out the nomination form by Monday, October 3. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Veteran must be a current resident of the Illinois 6th District
  • Nominees must have served as active duty military personnel or been reservists called to active duty and must be retired or honorably discharged from a branch of the United States Armed Forces
  • Veteran has not previously received the Congressional Veteran Commendation

Honored 6th District veterans will be recognized in a ceremony hosted by Congressman Peter Roskam. 

For additional information regarding the CVC or to confirm residency in the District, please contact Anna Kubas at 630-232-0006 or