Milton Kaplan, World War II veteran. (Courtesy: U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky)

World War II Vet, 91, Gets Bundle Of Combat Medals

Milton Kaplan finally got his due Friday.


Medals Make For A Most Memorable Memorial Day For Veteran, 96

Anthony Vaccarello will proudly display his American flag this Memorial Day, just as he does every year.


Dan Rutherford

Treasurer Rutherford Releases Operation Reunite List

Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford unveiled an updated Operation Reunite list of names now that several military medals have been returned to veterans.


Greg Broseus, a former Ohio National Guard member, is throwing away his medals as a protest during Chicago's NATO summit. (CBS)

Iraq War Veteran To Throw Medals Away During NATO Summit

Some U.S. veterans are planning to give their medals back during the upcoming NATO summit in a gesture of protest. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones talks with one of them.


Military Medals

State Treasurer Seeks To Reunite Unclaimed Military Medals With Owners

Some of America’s heroes have been separated from the medals they earned by serving our country, and Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is on a mission to reunite them.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2011