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.
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Group Offering Honorary Trips To D.C. For Korean War VeteransA group that has been taking World War II veterans on free trips to D.C. for the past eight years has begun taking Korean War veterans as well.
On Veterans Day, Senate Candidates Highlight Military TiesVeterans Day celebrations in the Chicago area today were a mix of patriotism and politics.
Hiring Fair Aims To Help Veterans And Active Duty Members Get Jobs Veterans Day is coming up, and several groups and companies are focusing on helping our service members after their duty is done, WBBM's Lisa Fielding reports.
Service Members Rally Around Veteran After Beating Decades after he returned from war, a Chicago-area Vietnam veteran is finally getting the recognition he deserves.
Game Time Salute Honors U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Georges EsperanceFor Georges Esperance, serving in the Marine Corps meant escape from a bleak life in Haiti and the opportunity to serve something greater than himself.
Game Time Salute Honors Army Reserve Veteran Alisha GuffeyFor Alisha Guffey, being in the Army Reserve meant she got the opportunity to see the world and forge bonds that would last her a lifetime.
Game Time Salute Honors U.S. Air Force Veteran Nay NaingFor Nay Naing, serving in the Air Force meant that he had the opportunity to learn the skills and make the connections that would impact the shape of his adult life.
Someone You Should Know: Volunteers Of AmericaIt's hard for young veterans with families to find homes, and they can end up homeless. One group is trying to help, CBS 2's Harry Porterfield reports.
Returning Combat Vets Will Get First License Plate Renewal For Free Under New LawMen and women returning from the battlefield are about to get some help with their cars from the state of Illinois, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.