One Chicago veteran is taking the lessons he learned in the military and serving young people in tough neighborhoods.
It is a high military honor for bravery, once awarded to John F. Kennedy years before he was elected president.
Like so many other returning service men and women, ex-Marine Kyle Lopez has come home to a tough economy. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.
Tracy Matuszak of Greenfield, Wis., has two sons in the Marines. She’s happy that one of them may be coming home soon, but she doesn’t necessarily support the mission.
For the last eight months, Lance Cpl Chris Smith of Chicago Ridge served with the “Dark Horse” 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines. Their suffering, in loss-of-life and in injuries, was considerable.
Marine Lance Cpl. Kenneth Corzine, 23, was from Bethalto, near St. Louis.
A Chicago man says he was kicked out of the Marines four years ago under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”
It was a cold winter day on Sunday but no snow fell on the Chicago area, as thousands of motorcyclists took the streets for the 33rd Annual Chicagoland Motorcycle Parade for the Toys for Tots program.
The Marines’ Toys for Tots program in the Chicago area is still several hundred thousand toys short – with Christmas just three weeks away.
George Hood is attempting to set a new Guinness World Record on the stationary bike, in an effort to raise money for the causes he holds most dear.