September 6, 2018 - Crews have installed three additional banners as part of Mayor Tom Henry’s Blue Star Banner program.

The Blue Star Banner initiative started in May 2014 and recognizes City of Fort Wayne residents and City government employees who are actively deployed.

Crews installed the banners of three service members:

Sergeant Ricardo Bonano, U.S. Marine Corps
Sergeant Ravyn D. Ramos, U.S. Army
Specialist 38th SB Amanda Story, U.S. 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, Mayor's Office, (260) 427-2146 and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..