Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.
One Chicago veteran is taking the lessons he learned in the military and serving young people in tough neighborhoods.
Some 50 veterans and anti-war activists joined to honor the military in their own way, calling for more help for veterans and less focus on the military, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
As the nation honors the men and women who have served our country, Chicago hosted a salute Tuesday morning at Soldier Field to pay tribute to those who have worn the uniform.
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The tour bus always goes quiet as the granite pillars and archways come into view along 17th Street in Washington D.C. An announcement from the tour guide breaks the silence and tells the old soldiers on board what they already know: They’ve arrived at the National World War II Memorial.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Senator Dick Durbin and military dignitaries at Soldier Field thanking veterans assembled for their service to the nation.
Most students have today off , but not at one suburban high school. In fact, in Marengo hundreds of veterans are going to class along with the kids today.
David Hockberg escorted veterans of World War II on a journey to Washington D.C. to see the memorial built in their honor. It’s a free trip for the veterans arranged by Honor flight Chicago several times a year.
When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.
Servicemen and women joined community leaders on the South Side on Monday for the city’s annual Veterans Day parade. CBS 2’s Jim Williams talked to a retired vet that has continued to serve.
The nation observes Veterans Day on Monday, a day after the actual holiday.
A few dozen veterans and supporters gathered Sunday at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along Chicago’s Riverwalk, where they called for the immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
Gov. Quinn, Mayor Emanuel and Sen. Dick Durbin were all on hand Friday for the annual Veterans Day ceremonies at Soldier Field, where changes in the military were very much on the minds of many former service members.
Their backgrounds are vastly different, but the candidates for the Democratic primary race for the 8th Congressional District north of Chicago are both focusing on the federal budget for veterans.
Communities across the Chicago area are planning parades and ceremonies today to mark Veterans Day.
While almost all government agencies and offices will be closed this Friday for Veterans Day, there is one exception.
On this Veterans Day, a new not-for-profit is helping veterans put their lives and their finances back on track after they leave the military. The group helps vets to pay off student loans and to find jobs.