Three new Blue Star banners recognize Fort Wayne service members file photo

Three new Blue Star banners have been installed to recognize Fort Wayne residents and city government employees who are actively deployed. The banners recognize Sgt. Ricardo Bonano, Marine Corps; Sgt. Ravyn D. Ramos, Army; and Specialist 38th SB Amanda Story, Army

Family and friends of deployed military personnel are encouraged to complete an application at Once the applications are reviewed, banners will be made and displayed on light poles along West Jefferson Boulevard from the Time Corners area to Swinney Park. Banners are displayed through November and then removed during the winter months. Individuals or companies interested in making a donation to the Blue Star Banner program may contact Karen Richards in Mayor Tom Henry’s office at 260-427-2146 or