July 16, 2013 – On July 9, Vernon Hills welcomed home Marine Lance Corporal Ryan Weinberg from service in the middle east.
Ryan is a proud graduate of Vernon Hills High School, class of 2011.
Members of the Vernon Hills Police Department and the Countryside Fire Protection District gave Ryan a well-deserved escort from his residence to the village hall, where he was welcomed by the village board and other community members.
Ryan was commended for his honorable service and accepted recognition on behalf his fellow Marines who were killed in action while serving.
Village President Roger Byrne declared July 9, 2013 as Lance Corporal Ryan Weinberg Day.
Hero. Humility. Honor. Semper Fi and welcome home Ryan! We're very proud of you. Thank you for your service.