The 2nd Battalion of the the 135th Aviation Regiment in Chicago (Mike Krasuer/WBBM)

Chicago National Guard Unit Headed For Medical Mission In Kuwait

It is the first deployment for 25 soldiers with the 2nd Battalion of the the 135th Aviation Regiment in Chicago. The unit was formed two years ago, and is led by Capt. Amanda Lempke, a registered nurse from Bloomington.


Local Sand Sculptor To Help Build Sculpture Park In Kuwait

A far northwest suburban man has turned what’s considered child’s play into an international career.


U.S. Army Spc. Alfredo Fuentes poses for a picture with his wife and six children, after surprising his kids at a school concert by coming home early from a tour of duty in Kuwait on April 3, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Soldier Surprises Six Kids With Homecoming During School Concert

U.S. Army Spc. Alfredo Fuentes’ six children had no idea he was coming home.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2013

Borat Sagdiyev, played by actor Saha Baron Cohen. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Video: Borat Theme Played Instead Of Kazakstan National Anthem At Kuwaiti Sporting Event

According to a report, Kazakh athletes were left enraged after a parody of their national anthem from the spoof film “Borat” was played for a gold medallist at a competition in Kuwait.

670 The Score–03/23/2012

John Bruce (Bruce family photo)

Family Files Suit In Aviation Worker’s Death In Kuwait

John Bruce’s survivors say they’ve been stonewalled over the United Airlines’ employee accidental death in Kuwait last year.