Lake Forest Native Named Navy Student Brigade Leader, 1st Black Woman Named To PostBarber is from Lake Forest, Illinois. The semester-long position is selected through an application and interview process by senior leadership and the commandant's staff.
'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.
Wisconsin Marine Among 8 Missing, Presumed Dead In Military Training Accident Near San DiegoSixteen were on board the amphibious assault vehicle when crew members reported they had taken on water during shore-to-ship operations near San Clemente Island on Thursday.
U.S. Navy Blue Angels To Fly Over Chicago To Honor Health Care WorkersThe U.S. Navy Blue Angels will be flying over Chicago on Tuesday to honor health care workers and first responders.
Navy Recruit Is Second Woman To Die At Great Lakes Boot Camp In 2 MonthsKelsey Nobles, an 18-year-old Navy recruit from Alabama, died Tuesday after collapsing during training at the Navy Recruit Training Center in Great Lakes, Illinois.
Officials Search For Missing U.S. Navy Sailor From Illinois, Last Seen Hiking In WashingtonThe search is on for an Illinois man who is missing in Washington State. Jeremiah Adams, 24, is a sailor with the U.S. Navy.
Saving Lives Here And AbroadTo prepare for battlefront wounds, military medics are getting first-hand experience in Chicago.
Divers Find Remains Of All Missing From USS McCain CollisionDivers have recovered the remains of all 10 sailors who went missing after the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker collided near Singapore last week, the U.S. Navy said Monday.
Navy IDs Dead, Missing Sailors From The USS John McCainThe U.S. Navy has identified one sailor who died and nine others who remain missing after the USS John McCain collided with an oil tanker Monday near Singapore.
Retired Sub Captain Working To Make New USS Illinois More Comfortable For Sailors“The Navy spends enormous amounts of money building a wonderful ship, and then puts in flimsy bunk curtains for the sailors,” said Len Wass, chairman of the USS Illinois Commissioning Committee.
Navy Medics To Get Training At Stroger Hospital Trauma WardNavy medical personnel will work in a Chicago-area trauma and burn unit as part of a new training program to help the military doctors, nurses and corpsmen prepare for combat situations.
Holiday Shop Decorates Sailor's Home For ChristmasA Plainfield family thought there would be no Christmas decorations on the house this year with dad serving overseas, but a suburban Christmas store heard about his deployment and stepped in.
Sailor From Crystal Lake Died In Colorado Movie Theater AttackA member of the U.S. Navy originally from northwest suburban Crystal Lake was among those killed in Friday's Colorado movie theater attack.
Former Bears Receiver Keane Dies At 87Accoridng to the Northwest Herald, former Chicago Bears' receiver Jim Keane died this week, at the age of 87. He was one of two living members of the Bears' 1946 Championship team.