Jessica Lynch, Young Soldier Who Was Captured In Iraq, Visits IllinoisJessica Lynch, the young soldier who became an icon of the Iraq War, visited Illinois this weekend.
'I Just Felt Wronged:' Disabled Veteran, Proud Steelworker Devastated After ArcelorMittal Cuts His JobDisabled Iraq War veteran Christian Peters of Hebron, Indiana is one of the 29 million Americans who are now unemployed. The proud steelworker was cut by ArcelorMittal.
Iraq Crisis Weighs Heavily On Chicago Area VeteranRet. Sgt. Danielle Ciccoli says 275 troops heading to Iraq, fills her with a variety of emotions.
10th Anniversary Of Iraq, Afghanistan War Memorial ApproachingIt’s the war memorial that most people don’t even know exists, even after ten years. It bears the names of more than 7,000 soldiers killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Veteran Urges Sending Holiday Cards To Service MembersThe head of the state's Veterans' Affairs Department want people to send holiday cards.
Iraq War Veteran To Throw Medals Away During NATO SummitSome U.S. veterans are planning to give their medals back during the upcoming NATO summit in a gesture of protest. CBS 2's Pamela Jones talks with one of them.
Veterans Plan To Return Medals During NATO Summit ProtestSeveral veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan plan to hold a ceremony during a protest of the NATO summit on Sunday, and return their service medals to the NATO generals.
Hundreds Ride To Honor Vets In BarringtonHundreds of people turned out Sunday for an Honor Ride and Run in Barrington to support military veterans.
Country Club Hills Welcomes Army Pilot Home From IraqJust over 24 hours after President Barack Obama announced that one of America's longest wars was coming to a close, a young man who served in that conflict was back home in the Chicago area on Saturday.
U.S. Withdrawal Hailed By Area Iraq War VeteransPresident Barack Obama is bringing all U.S. troops home from Iraq before the year’s end -- a decision that is sparking a range of emotions for service members and veterans from the Chicago area.
House Finished For Family Of Disabled VeteranThe family of a disabled Iraqi War veteran will be getting the keys to a new home Tuesday, built in west suburban Hillside for them free-of-charge.
Tammy Duckworth Leaves U.S. Veterans Affairs OfficeThe Iraq War veteran's departure raises speculation she may run for a U.S. House seat.
Anti-War Activists Mark 8th Anniversary Of Iraq WarAbout 1,000 anti-war protesters were marching through downtown Chicago Saturday afternoon to mark the eighth anniversary of the start of the war in Iraq.