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10th Anniversary Of Iraq, Afghanistan War Memorial Approaching

It’s the war memorial that most people don’t even know exists, even after ten years. It bears the names of more than 7,000 soldiers killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

WBBM Newsradio–06/06/2013

Army National Guard veteran Aaron Hughes shows off his Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, which he plans to return during a protest rally at the start of the NATO Summit in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Veterans Announce Plans To Give Back Medals During NATO Protest

A handful of soldiers gathered Thursday morning at Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park on the Chicago River, to announce their opposition to NATO, and announce that they’re giving back their service medals on Sunday, at the start of the NATO summit.

CBS 2–05/17/2012

Aaron Hughes, who served in the Army National Guard from 2000 to 2006, says he and other veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are planning to return their service medals to NATO generals during a protest at the NATO summit on May 20, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Veterans Plan To Return Medals During NATO Summit Protest

Several veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan plan to hold a ceremony during a protest of the NATO summit on Sunday, and return their service medals to the NATO generals.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2012

U.S. Assesses Impact of WikiLeaks Release

The U.S. Defense Department said Monday it was trying to assess the damage caused by the leak of some 91,000 classified documents on the Afghanistan war. The documents are described as battlefield reports compiled by […]

WBBM Newsradio–07/26/2010