July 21, 2009 --Governor Pat Quinn is in now in Germany as he continues his visit with troops serving in the Middle East. Quinn also made a stop in Afghanistan. Photos released by the Department of Defense show Quinn meeting with Illinois servicemembers at the Task Force Phoenix headquarters. Quinn took part in an award ceremony for the men and women there.
Last weekend, the governor met with troops in Iraq and Monday troops in Afghanistan. He is traveling with a delegation of four other US governors.
Aides say, for security reasons, they can not release when Quinn will return home.