Chicago’s Memorial Day Parade, Wreath-Laying Ceremony — PHOTOS

SHARE Chicago’s Memorial Day Parade, Wreath-Laying Ceremony — PHOTOS

JROTC cadets deliver a wreath during the Wreath Presentation at Daley Plaza on May 26, 2018. | Max Herman/For the Sun-Times

Chicago pulled out all the stops on Saturday to honor the men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country.

The annual Memorial Day Parade (one of the largest in the nation), which was held on State Street, as well as the Laying of the Wreath solemn ceremony at Daley Plaza, reminds us all of the true meaning of this holiday.

Here’s a look at both of the events.

The Latest
The two men — each facing significant controversies — steered clear of addressing either the abuse allegations against Allen or the shooting last year on Baldwin’s movie set.
The Chicago Department of Public Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois are teaming up to open family vaccination clinics on the South Side throughout the summer.
OB/GYN accreditation rules require training in abortions for medical residents, who might use the same skills for treating miscarriages and other complications, doctors say.
Williams was two points from advancing while serving for the match at 5-4 in the third set but couldn’t get closer.
The mayor contends the amount of “respite baked into” the police contract makes Catanzara’s “narrative” about cops being worked “like mules” false.