Army Sgt. 1st Class George Kakaletris Of Wheeling Felt Compelled To Re-Enlist After 9/11 AttacksThe ripple of the effect of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 continues to stretch far beyond Ground Zero in New York and the horrifying scenes there.
At White Sox Game, Family Thrilled As Army Sgt. 1st Class Daniel LaCosse Makes Surprise ReturnArmy Sgt. 1st Class Daniel LaCosse came to Guaranteed Rate Field to surprise his family Wednesday night after 10 months away in Kuwait.
3 Soldiers Stationed At Fort Campbell Charged With Funneling Guns To Chicago; Prosecutors Say Some Were Used In Mass Shooting In MarchThree soldiers were charged Tuesday with funneling guns back to the city from Fort Campbell on the Kentucky-Tennessee line where they are stationed.
101st Airborne 'Screaming Eagles' Soldiers To Help Staff United Center Mass Vaccination SiteThe U.S. Army deploys the “Screaming Eagles” across the country to get some of the toughest jobs done, and that will soon include helping administer thousands of vaccines in Illinois.
Group Marches To Demand Justice For Vanessa Guillén, Draw Attention To Sexual Harassment In Armed ForcesA group of protesters gathered Saturday to keep the issue of sexual harassment and assault in the military at the forefront.
Group Turns Out In Chicago Heights To Call For Justice For Fort Hood Soldier Vanessa GuillénThere was a show of support Thursday night for a Fort Hood soldier whom officials say was killed by a fellow Army specialist from the south suburbs.
Calumet City Soldier Aaron David Robinson Was Main Suspect In Murder Of Fellow Soldier Vanessa GuillenA Calumet City soldier was the main suspect in the murder of fellow soldier Vanessa Guillen, CBS 2 has learned.
Hazel Crest Soldier Who Was Killed In Kenya Terror Attack Is Laid To RestA soldier from south suburban Hazel Crest who was killed during a terror attack in Kenya has been laid to rest.
Department Of Defense Identifies Both Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan This Weekend; One Was Chicago Area ManThe Department of Defense on Sunday identified both soldiers who were killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan this weekend – one of whom was a local man.
U.S. Soldier Killed In Afghanistan Was From Aurora, City SaysOne of the two U.S. service members who was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday was identified as a young man from Aurora.
Deported Army Veteran Miguel Perez Jr. Granted Citizenship After Governor Pardoned Him For 2010 Drug ConvictionGov. JB Pritzker pardoned Perez in August, opening the door for him to reapply for citizenship, which was granted this week after a new hearing on his case.
Deported Army Vet Miguel Perez, Jr. Awaits A Decision On Gaining Citizenship"I'm a little upset, let down, that a decision wasn't made today but just got to wait a little bit longer."
Deported Army Veteran Miguel Perez Jr. Optimistic About Bid For Citizenship After Pardon From GovernorPerez served 7 ½ years in prison for a non-violent drug crime, and was deported to Mexico in 2018.
Deported Veteran Miguel Perez Awaits Citizenship Hearing"Right now I'm with friends and family and that's the most important thing right now."
Why A Piece Of Chicago Is Part Of An ICE Training FacilityThe new training center is expected to be part of an expansion at Fort Benning, a U.S. Army base in Georgia, located over 800 miles away from Chicago.