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American Veterans Motorcycle Riders Association Chapter X Commander Nick Suleyman prepares for the 19th annual John Bartosiewicz Manteno Veterans Run. Motorcyclists embarked for the Manteno Veterans’ Home from the Tinley Park Convention Center Sunday, Nov. 5. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media
World War II veteran Bernard Bartusiak (middle) leads the Pledge of Allegiance before motorcyclists embark on the 19th annual John Bartosiewicz Manteno Veterans Run Sunday, Nov. 5, at the Tinley Park Convention Center.
Tim Carroll, Contributing Editor
12:32 pm CST November 8, 2017

With more than 100 people packed into the north lobby of the Tinley Park Convention Center on a rainy Sunday, retired Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Bernard Bartusiak leads fellow veterans, friends and family, and members of the community in the Pledge of Allegiance.