Quinn leaves Monday to visit troops in Germany

December 20, 2010 8:24:25 AM PST
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is heading overseas to visit wounded service members at a military base in Germany.

This is Governor Quinn's sixth visit to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center . He will hand-deliver holiday cards from Illinois schoolchildren to service members, doctors and staff.

At the Thompson Center Sunday, the governor called on people to support the troops during the holidays.

The governor reminded people they can donate frequent flier miles to military members, buy special lottery tickets to support veterans and donate to the Military Family Relief Trust Fund.