The Chicago Public Schools Operation
Recognition program honors veterans of foreign wars by awarding
diplomas to those who left high school to join the armed forces.
To receive a diploma through the CPS Operation Recognition program, a veteran must have:
- Resided within the City of Chicago at the time they left high school
- Left high school before graduating to serve in the armed forces
- Served in the United States armed services during World War II, the Korean Conflict, or the Vietnam Conflict; and
- Not received a high school diploma......