A former U.S. Marine, who was left in a wheelchair following his service in Afghanistan, is filing a lawsuit alleging he was injured and left soaked in his own urine after he was mistreated by airline and airport workers at O’Hare International Airport nearly two years ago.
The parents of a 25-year-old Marine from Elmwood Park who didn’t make it back from Afghanistan have honored a request made by their son.
He was serving his second tour in Afghanistan, when a U.S. Marine from Elgin was killed in combat this week. Cpl. Alex Martinez died Thursday in the Helmand province of Afghanistan.
A United States Marine from northwest suburban Elgin died in Afghanistan while “conducting combat operations,” according to a release issued Friday by the U.S. Department of Defense.
A fallen American hero arrived home in the West Beverly neighborhood Friday morning, after a procession from Midway International Airport.
The senior pastor of a Crystal Lake church where funeral services will take place this afternoon for U.S. Marine Capt. Nathan McHone is expecting about 1,000 people to attend.
The town of Crystal Lake was mourning the loss of a local Marine whose helicopter crashed last Thursday in Afghanistan.
Students at St. Patrick High School on the city’s Far Northwest Side are honoring a fallen U.S. Marine Monday morning, after he was killed in combat in Afghanistan.
A family and a village mourn the life of a man who only a few weeks into active duty as a U.S. Marine was killed in combat in Afghanistan.
The City of Aurora will be holding a 4th of July parade this year after all, thanks to an American Legion post.
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