News Archive

  1. Program HerStory
    Operation HerStory to send women veterans on state’s first all-female Honor Flight
    Chicago Sun-Times
    A program called Operation HerStory wants to send 100 of those women in Illinois on an Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., where they will tour war monuments for a day and be celebrated for their service upon their return home.
  2. Colonel Pritzker: A Chicago Billionaire Focuses on Veterans, LGBTQ Causes, and More
    Inside Philanthropy
    While families like the Waltons and Kochs might be more well known, the Pritzker family of Chicago also holds enormous wealth.
  3. Tom Hanks joins Elizabeth Dole Foundation to honor Michelle Obama, Senator Patty Murray and Congressman Phil Roe at annual gala for veteran caregivers
    Press Release
    WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 18, 2019) – Senators Elizabeth and Bob Dole will host the Elizabeth Dole Foundation’s second annual Heroes and History Makers, a special evening honoring military and veteran caregivers, on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at 7 p.m. at The Anthem in Washington, D.C. Former First Lady Michelle Obama will be honored as the...
  4. U.S. World War I Centennial Commission Announces Final Approval Of Design For New National World War I Memorial In Washington, DC
    Press Release
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The design for the new National World War I Memorial on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC received final approval on Thursday from the United States Commission of Fine Arts (CFA). “This is a day that all who have worked hard to bring the National World War I Memorial in Washington, DC from concept...
  5. “One ‘Aw, Shit’ Wipes out a Thousand Attaboys”: Why Billionaire GOP Donor Jennifer Pritzker Is Abandoning Trump After Coming out as Trans
    Vanity Fair
    For the liberal Pritzker dynasty, Jennifer’s politics were the problem, never her identity. But the former lieutenant colonel says she’s had enough of the president’s hate. “I don’t want to see my life, and the life of people like me, become a political poker chip.”...
  6. PT-305 USS Sudden Jerk Restoration | The National WWII Museum
    Supporting the restoration of a historical WWII Patrol-torpedo boat.
  7. Col. (IL) Jennifer Pritzker (Retired): GOP’s Policies ‘Marginalize Me Out of Existence’
    WTTW Chicago
    Col. (IL) Jennifer Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired) sits down with WTTW Chicago’s Carol Marin, to review her perspectives on transgender military service, the current Republican Party, and more.
  8. Why should I support a political party that is marginalizing me out of existence?
    Washington Post
    An opinion piece by Jennifer Pritzker, retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army, is President of TAWANI Enterprises and Chair of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library.
  9. Jennifer Pritzker ContributesOne Million Dollars to Army Historical Foundation
    Press Release
    Colonel (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired), through the Pritzker Military Foundation has committed $1 Million to the Army Historical Foundation (AHF), a nonprofit organization who seeks to educate future Americans to fully appreciate the sacrifices that generations of Soldiers have made for the freedoms of the United States.
  10. Pritzker Military Museum & Library Supports Campaign
    Chicago Tribune
    The Pritzker Military Museum & Library, through the Pritzker Military Foundation, has made a commitment of $1 million to support the construction of the National Museum of the United States Army. In recognition of the commitment, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library will sponsor the “Army in the Cold...