Photo credit: Minette Tomasch, Fairbury Journal-News
FAIRBURY – A Jefferson County man who served his country in the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army was honored this week by the Jefferson County Commissioners as part of an ongoing recognition effort.
The Jefferson County commissioners honored Freddie Drexler as the Jefferson County Veteran of the Month Tuesday at their weekly meeting. Freddie is a survivor of the 1944 Battle of the Bulge and is a true American hero.
Jefferson County officials have started to honor veterans of the armed services on the first Tuesday of every month.