Gold Star Mother Jill Stephenson will be leading the 2nd Annual Freedom Walk to the Wall. Jill Stephenson's son, CPL Benjamin S. Kopp, was killed in action in Afghanistan while on his third deployment.
The Freedom Walk to the Wall is a 105 mile walk from Glencoe, IL to Marseilles, IL, ending at the Middle East Conflicts Wall Memorial. The mission of this event is to raise awareness about the true meaning of Memorial Day. GSM Jill Stephenson believes that a mission was bestowed upon us that begun by the men and women who ran towards the gunfire.
Veterans & supporters from across the country participate to honor our fallen.