Replica Navy Destroyer On Display Sunday In Braidwood Parade

Local man, Greg Machak made a replica Navy Destroyer to honor his 90 year old uncle who was chief engineer of the USS Hollister during the Korean War. Joe Vercellotti will get the first look at the memorial this weekend.

Vercellotti is a graduate of Joliet Catholic High School, he now lives in South Carolina.

The replica will be in the parade in Braidwood as part of the 40th Annual Braidwood Lions Summerfest.

Braidwood resident Greg Machak builds Navy Destroyer to honor his uncle