Vietnam Veterans Honored At 'Thank You' Event At College of DuPageThe Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs put on the first of several “thank you” events for Vietnam veterans.
A Mixed Income Apartment Aims To Give Vets PriorityA Jefferson Park mixed income apartment building is looking to give veterans housing priority, but is receiving some community backlash.
Program Pairs Military Veterans, Dogs That Need Forever HomesVeterans with PTSD got matched with service dogs having trouble finding a forever home. WBBM's Michele Fiore reports.
Cemetery Making Sure Civil War Vets Get Proper MemorialsFor more than a decade, a cemetery on the Far South Side has been working to make sure buried Civil War veterans do not go forgotten.
Berwyn Group Looking For WWII Veterans To Honor Next WeekNavy veteran Tony Ward Sr. becomes emotional as he explains he’s doing it to honor his brothers.
Army Veterans "Stoked" To Get Service Dogs To Help Cope With PTSDTwo veterans struggling to deal with life after the military have received some help in the form of service dogs.
Chicago Veterans, Gold Star Families Blast TrumpRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump continued to face heated backlash Thursday for his attacks on the family of a fallen veteran, and for accepting a Purple Heart as a gift from a retired Army colonel.
City Collecting Donated Household Goods For Formerly Homeless VetsA program to help formerly homeless veterans with household supplies was nearing its halfway point Tuesday, and the alderman behind the effort said Chicagoans have been coming through.
Local Veterans Angry Over Secretary Bob McDonald's 'Disney' RemarksLocal veterans expressed anger on Tuesday after the head of the Veteran’s Affairs compared long wait times at VA hospitals to lines for amusement rides and Disney.
5 Ways To Give Back To Our Military Heroes On Memorial DaySpend some time giving back to our military heroes this Memorial Day. Here are five great ways to honor a vet today.
Honor Flight Chicago Launches Inaugural D.C. Trip For Korean War VeteransMore than 60 Korean War veterans received a special treat Wednesday, when they joined 40 World War II veterans on a free trip to Washington, D.C.
VA Crisis Hotline Puts Suicidal Chicago Vet On Hold Every day 22 veterans kill themselves, and every day some of them reach out for help. But recently, as CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports, that help wasn’t there when they needed it most.