U.S. Marine

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Volunteers Help Refurbish Home Of Injured Marine

A U.S. Marine whose career was cut short by a traumatic brain injury was getting his Stickney home refurbished by volunteers to make it more comfortable and accessible.

04/11/2014

U.S. Marine Capt. Nathan McHone died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Jan. 19, 2012. (Credit: U.S. Marine Corps)

Crystal Lake Marine Buried At Arlington Cemetery

The remains of a Marine from Crystal Lake now lie at Arlington National Cemetery – buried two-and-a-half weeks ago, along with five other members of his unit who died in Afghanistan in 2012.

11/11/2013

Wheelchair file photo (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Paralyzed Vet Sues Airport, Airline Workers For Mistreatment At O’Hare

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.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2012

Lance Cpl. Nickolas Daniels, 25, of Elmwood Park, died Nov. 5. (Photo: Facebook)

Fallen Marine’s Parents To Open Bar In His Honor

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.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

U.S. Marine Cpl. Alex Martinez was killed in combat in Afghanistan on April 5, 2012. (Credit: Facebook)

Elgin Family Mourns Marine Killed In Afghanistan

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.

CBS 2–04/07/2012

U.S. Marine Cpl. Alex Martinez was killed in combat in Afghanistan on April 5, 2012. (Credit: Facebook)

Marine From Elgin Killed In 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.

04/06/2012

Marine Cpl. Conner Lowry was killed in Afghanistan. (courtesy family)

Fallen Chicago Marine Honored, Mourned

A fallen American hero arrived home in the West Beverly neighborhood Friday morning, after a procession from Midway International Airport.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

U.S. Marine Capt. Nathan McHone died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Jan. 19, 2012. (Credit: U.S. Marine Corps)

Funeral To Be Held For Fallen Marine In Crystal Lake

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.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2012

U.S. Marine Capt. Nathan McHone is seen in a 2001 high school yearbook photo. McHone died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Jan. 19, 2012. (Photo Handout)

Fallen Marine Mourned In Crystal Lake

The town of Crystal Lake was mourning the loss of a local Marine whose helicopter crashed last Thursday in Afghanistan.

CBS 2–01/22/2012

Lance Cpl. Nickolas Daniels, 25, of Elmwood Park, died Nov. 5. (Photo: Facebook)

Far Northwest Side School To Honor Fallen Marine

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.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

Lance Cpl. Nickolas Daniels, 25, of Elmwood Park, died Nov. 5. (Photo: Facebook)

Recently-Deployed Marine From Elmwood Park Killed In Combat

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.

11/08/2011

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Aurora To Hold 4th Of July Parade After All

The City of Aurora will be holding a 4th of July parade this year after all, thanks to an American Legion post.

WBBM Newsradio–05/11/2011