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Four Additional Blue Star Banners Installed

City crews today installed four banners along West Jefferson Boulevard as part of the Blue Star Banner program, which recognizes City of Fort Wayne residents and City government employees who are actively deployed.

The banners that were placed today honor:
*Specialist Cory Brandenburg, U.S. Army
*Specialist Alex S. Luttman, U.S. Army
*Petty Officer Third Class Jenna V. Parker, U.S. Navy
*Petty Officer Second Class Michael T. Ryan, U.S. Navy

The Blue Star Banner program started under Mayor Tom Henry’s leadership in May 2014.

Family and friends of deployed military personnel are encouraged to complete an application at <; . Once the applications are reviewed, banners will be made and displayed on light poles along West Jefferson Boulevard from the Time Corners area to Swinney Park. Banners are displayed through November and then removed during the winter months.

Individuals or companies interested in making a donation to the Blue Star Banner program by being a sponsor may contact Karen Richards, Mayor’s Office, (260) 427-2146 and