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
Dixon officer serves aboard Navy warship currently based in Washington state
Sterling Naval aviation chief in Guam on assignment
Among the speakers will be Lewis University alum Eric Wilson of WTVO in Rockford as emcee and Brother Ed Arambasich, fire chaplain for Joliet Fire Department,