Illinois Joining Forces en New Program to Help Illinois Vets <p>Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced a newly launched public-private partnership designed to improve services for Illinois veterans, military personnel and their families.</p><p>Quinn said&nbsp;<em> Illinois Joining Forces</em> will increase collaboration and make sure veterans find out about services available to them, such as health care and jobs programs.</p><p>"We cannot have our service members who fought in Baghdad or now in Kabul or elsewhere in Afghanistan -- they fought there, they shouldn't have to fight for a job when they come home," Quinn said.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 15:54:42 +0000 Rich Egger 24282 at New Program to Help Illinois Vets