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Returning Soldier Gets Hero’s Welcome At Hoffman Estates School

A third-grade class at Frank C. Whitely Elementary School had written letters to Capt. Allen at the urging of a classmate whose father is also in the service.

05/23/2014

Army Sgt. Okan Cetinbag (Defense Department)

Army Probes Death Of Alaska-Based Soldier From Chicago Area

Sgt. Okan Murat Cetinbag of Morton Grove, Ill., died at an Anchorage hospital Tuesday evening after being removed from life support.

02/13/2014

BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 04: A helmet of the Texas Longhorns lies on the field as the team warms up prior to facing the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 4, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado. Texas defeated Colorado 38-14. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Texas And Army Coaching Searches On Different Levels With Same Goal, Restore Pride

Army will never be a dominant force in college football the way Texas can be, but both programs have a special place in college football’s history. Seeing them each reach their expectations is capable if the right coach is brought in.

12/18/2013

Navy QB Keenan Reynolds throws a pass. (Credit: Getty)

Navy Defeats Army 17-13

Keenan Reynolds extended Navy’s dominance against Army, scoring the winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter.

12/08/2012

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.

09/29/2012

Army Sgt. Jimesha Rice of University Park got a hero's welcome this week -- and a free home rehab. (Handout)

Army Sergeant Gets Home Makeover From Admiring Community

The University Park fixer-upper Jimesha Rice bought two years ago was all fixed up for her when she returned from Afghanistan. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

05/24/2012

Jim Butz, a 21-year-old Army medic, was killed in Afghanistan on Sept. 28, 2011, while he was rushing to the aid of two wounded Marines. (Family Photo)

Soldier From Chesterton Killed In Afghanistan

A soldier from northwestern Indiana died in Afghanistan last week while trying to save others.

CBS 2–10/02/2011

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Harnish’s 5 TD Passes Lead NIU Over Army 49-26

Chandler Harnish helped give new Northern Illinois coach Dave Doeren a win in his debut. Harnish tossed a career-high five touchdown passes and rushed for another to lead the Huskies to a 49-26 victory over Army in Doeren’s head coaching debut on Saturday.

09/04/2011

Pfc. Michael Olivieri died this week in Iraq. He was from Chicago's southwest suburbs. (U.S. Army)

Services To Be Held For Local Soldier Killed In Iraq

Services will be held later this week for a southwest suburban soldier who was killed in Iraq last week.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2011

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim vs Boston Red Sox - May 2, 2011

Sports World Reacts To Bin Laden Death

Before the top of the fourth inning at Nationals Park, the public address announcer encouraged everyone at the baseball stadium to cheer for the active or retired members of the service who were in the stands Monday.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011

Manti Te'o

No Regrets For Manti Te’o At Notre Dame

This hasn’t been the season that any Notre Dame player, coach or fan expected. But despite all of the negatives that have come from this season, Manti Te’o wouldn’t change his decision.

11/24/2010

Army kicks off to Notre Dame to start the NCAA college football game between the two teams at Yankee Stadium in New York, Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)

Notre Dame Beats Army At Yankee Stadium

Instead of a walkthrough on Friday, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly gave his players a chance to soak in the sites at Yankee Stadium.

670 The Score–11/20/2010

Michael Floyd

Big Decision Awaits Floyd After Season

Notre Dame receiver Michael Floyd is faced with the same decision that Golden Tate was last season. Does he return for his senior season or turn pro?

11/20/2010