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.
Unclaimed Cremains Of Three Veterans To Be Buried At Lincoln National CemeteryA suburban funeral home has made arrangements for committal services for three veterans whose cremated remains have gone unclaimed for several years.
For Two World War II Vets, Friendship Endures More Than 70 YearsNative Chicagoans Nick Sherbula and Jim Vitti were strangers before World War II and the U.S. Army brought them together. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Grandmothers Knit From The Heart For Service MembersCBS 2’s Brad Edwards spent the afternoon with the needle-crafters in west suburban Downers Grove.
CPS Removes Tattered American Flag That Offended VeteransA World War II veteran who lives next door to the Ruben Salazar Bilingual Center told WBBM Newsradio earlier this week the school had kept a ragged flag flying at half-mast for the past five months.
Veterans: School Has Flown Tattered Flag Non-Stop For Five MonthsThey say it's been untouched, flying at half-staff, since the death of a state official.
Someone You Should Know: Veterans Advocate Catherine BeaversCBS 2’s Harry Porterfield introduces us to one woman making a real difference.
Illinois Mulls Expanded Disease List For Medical Marijuana ProgramPetitioners identifying themselves as veterans of Vietnam and Iraq asked that PTSD be included, making emotional pleas for help, according to 269 pages of petitions obtained by The Associated Press through the state's Freedom of Information Act.
From Trenches To Wrenches: Training Soldiers For Civilian SuccessRaytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.
Disabled American Veterans Organization Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our CountryThrough the Disabled American Veterans organization, veterans can find programs for financial, physical and emotional needs.