Watch: Parachuting With The U.S. Army’s Golden KnightsIt wasn’t a typical day at work for CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov.
Teen Awarded College Scholarship For Essay Honoring Army Vet BrotherA senior at John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights has been awarded a college scholarship for her moving essay about losing her brother to suicide after he returned from a tour of duty in Iraq.
Forest Park Reservists Back Home From AfghanistanThe Forest Park-based unit's primary job was to deliver mail and packages, sell stamps and process money orders for those fighting. They were honored Thursday night at a pasta-and-sausage dinner hosted by Forest Park Mayor Anthony Calderone.
DePaul Guard Madeline Crowell Balances Basketball, Classes And ROTCMadeline Crowell is not your typical college freshman. Around classes, she's working double duty as a guard on the DePaul Blue Demons basketball team as well as serving in the U.S. Army.
Wheeling Cop Dies After Collapsing During TrainingShamekia Goodwin-Badger began working for Wheeling police May 27, 2008 after being employed with Hawthorn Woods police for four years
Soldier Surprises Six Kids With Homecoming During School ConcertU.S. Army Spc. Alfredo Fuentes’ six children had no idea he was coming home.
Naperville Soldier Back Home For New Year'sArmy Sgt. Joe Riehle was never expecting the welcome home he got on New Year’s Day, full of thank yous, hugs and handshakes.
Army Sgt. From Chicago Shot, Killed By Wash. Police OfficerA man fatally shot by a Tacoma police officer last week has been identified as a 29-year-old Army sergeant stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state.
Soldier From Rockford Dies In AfghanistanFederal defense officials say a 25-year-old Army sergeant from Rockford has died in Afghanistan.
Crestwood Soldier Celebrates Homecoming In Time For 4th Of JulyWhile Americans are celebrating Independence Day tomorrow, one Crestwood family will have even more to celebrate – the safe homecoming of a soldier who had been serving in Afghanistan.
Army Mom Home From Afghanistan Surprises Son At SchoolAn Army mom delivered a big surprise at her son's Southwest Side elementary school on Tuesday.
Wheaton North H.S. Mourns Soldier Who Died After Attack In AfghanistanWheaton North High School has been mourning the loss of a recent graduate, who died a month after he was wounded while serving in Afghanistan.