Master Sgt. Thelma Barrios of Manhattan, daughter of a Mexican immigrant, is being honored for her work as a senior human resources noncommissioned officer for the more than 1,700 soldiers of the 108th Sustainment Brigade.
The annual Gold Star 500, a five-day, 500-mile bicycle ride established in the wake of 9/11 to raise money for scholarships, once again will be making a stop in Prophetstown
The annual Gold Star 500, a five-day, 500-mile bicycle ride established in the wake of 9/11 to raise money for scholarships, once again will be making a stop in Rock Falls.
The induction ceremony that included the late Sgt. 1st Class Terry Jones II and 22 other members of the class was held July 29 in Fort Lee, Virginia.
Air Force Lt. Col. Tanya Diaz is a Dixon native.
Bustos can nominate up to 10 students for the four service academies.
Milton George and Tim Gyrgiel received the Navy Impact Influencer Award.
A Crystal Lake native was baptized last month in the hangar bay of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman in the Ionian Sea.
Sterling native Cmdr. Jason Nelson is the new commanding officer of the Navy Talent Acquisition Group Heartland.
On March 19, 1982, 27 people died when a military jet exploded in midair over Woodstock. A remembrance of the event was held on Saturday.
On Sunday, 91-year-old Charles Bennett attended his first-ever Chicago Bears game, and it was an experience he and his family will never forget. “It was special, something really great,” Bennett said. “And at age 91, I never thought I’d have anything like that."
Student ambassadors collected donations, wrote letters, drew pictures
In Veterans Day ceremonies in Sterling and Dixon, the merits of military service and comradeship are celebrated
Wreath of remembrance placed on Cross of the Unknown