New Blue Star banner up on W. Jefferson

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The City of Fort Wayne installed a new Blue Star Banner today to honor and recognize City of Fort Wayne residents and City of Fort Wayne government employees who are actively deployed.

Private First Class Kyler Doan, U.S. Army, is being honored and recognized with the newly installed banner.

Banners are displayed on light poles going east along West Jefferson Boulevard to Swinney Park.

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 here.