July 10, 2023 - The City of Fort Wayne has installed additional Blue Star Banners to honor and recognize City of Fort Wayne residents and City of Fort Wayne government employees who are actively deployed.
The following is being honored and recognized with a newly installed banner:
Specialist Tanner J. Tutwiler, U.S. Army
The following is being honored and recognized with a new banner to replace the original weather-damaged banner:
Staff Sergeant Amber Stine, U.S. Army
New this year, the banners are displayed on light poles on Lafayette Street, between Brackenridge and Main streets.
The Blue Star Banner initiative started in May 2014 under the leadership of Mayor Tom Henry and has recognized more than 100 City of Fort Wayne residents and City government employees who have been actively deployed.
Family and friends of deployed military personnel are encouraged to complete an application at www.cityoffortwayne.org/bluestarbanner.