Loyola Students Donate Unused Meal Money For Military Care PackagesStudents at Loyola University didn’t want their leftover meal money to go to waste at the end of the school year, so they’ve turned it into a real treat for U.S. troops serving in Iraq.
Girl Selling Lemonade To Help Soldiers Bring Home Rescued DogsRahan Sivertsen has a soft spot for dogs and soldiers, so she came up with an idea to sell lemonade and watermelon to raise funds for the Puppy Rescue Mission, which assists in adoptions of stray dogs that soldiers have rescued from war zones.
National Guard Soldiers Credit Training In Rescue Of Crash Victims"My military training played a big role in how I reacted," said Spc. Jovanta Duncan. "I assessed the situation and took action."
Charity Plans Huge Pizza Donation For Soldiers On Super BowlA taste of Chicago will be headed to Afghanistan come Super Bowl Sunday.
Soldiers Return From Afghanistan Before ChristmasDozens of Chicago area soldiers came home Friday after a nearly year-long deployment in Afghanistan. As CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports, the timing makes it a December to remember.
Valparaiso Shop Gives Free Gowns To Soldiers And Their BridesA Valparaiso bridal boutique is taking part in a national program to give military brides free designer wedding dresses.
Soldiers Return Home From AfghanistanSome area soldiers know they are lucky to return from Afghanistan because not all of their friends made it back alive, CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Soldiers Home From Afghanistan Getting MarriedAnthony Huebner of Aurora and fiancé Stephanie Thompson are to be married on Saturday, but their rehearsal dinner Friday night was anything but ordinary.
Soldiers, Sailors Gather For Holiday Party In HighwoodHundreds of soldiers and sailors gathered in far north suburban Highwood on Saturday for an annual holiday celebration and tree lighting.
Quinn To Deliver Holiday Cards To Troops OverseasGov. Pat Quinn wants Illinois school children to make holiday cards for wounded troops overseas.