Between April 2004 and March 2005, Elk Grove Village lost 4 residents who served the country.
The 'Let Freedom Ring' statue honors five branches of military services. Names of the fallen soldiers were placed above their branches’ respective emblems. Fallen soldiers include Cpl. John Olson, Lance Cpl. Phillip E. Frank, Specialist Adriana N. Salem, and Capt. James Cronin, The Sculpture was designed by James Haire of Westchester, Illinois. It depicts a member of the military with young children representing a dual theme of military service and family.