It took a region Marine and 14 of his fellow servicemen nine hours last weekend to "scale Everest" using the strength of their arms.
One wouldn't expect a group of U.S. Marines, Navy Seabees and other British and civilian forces — stationed in the heart of a war zone and already risking life and limb — to take on duties beyond the noble tasks already at hand.
Glenwood Village Pet Hospital hosted a Toys for Tots drive. Pictured are Staff Sgt. Takching Shek, left, Cpl. Hau Tran, veterinarian Terence Locke and Lance Cpl. Rodrigo Perez. The Marines are from the 2nd battalion, 24th Marines based out of Chicago and came to the animal hospital's open ho…
The Glenwood Village Pet Hospital collected 200 toys for the Toys for Tots program.
SCHERERVILLE | Amarillo Roadhouse, 1924 US Route 41 will host a Dinner with Santa tonight from 5-8 p.m. Every child gets a gift from Santa and kids meals (12 and under) are 99 cents with purchase of each adult entree. Limit one per child per visit.
LANSING | There were splashes of red, white and blue all around Lansing on Thursday and it wasn’t just because Independence Day is approaching.
LANSING | Saturday’s afternoon thunderstorms cooled the air, but not the camaraderie at the second annual Lance Cpl. Philip J. Martini Memorial Benefit at J.J. Kelley’s Restaurant in Pub.
LANSING | Today's Lance Cpl. Philip J. Martini Memorial Benefit is expected to raise funds to help U.S. Marines and their families.
Joelle Reich, 5, waits for her godfather, U.S. Marine Sgt. Ryan Venem, 23, as he returned home to Lansing after his second deployment to Afghanistan. Venem grew up in Lansing, playing in Lansing Little League and Lions football and attending T.F. South High School, where he was on the footba…
U.S. Marine Sgt. Ryan Venem, 23, hugs and kisses his cousin Dylan Nanney, 3, as Venem returned home to Lansing after his second deployment to Afghanistan.
Andy Nash, left, of Orland Park, and Veterans' Life Change Services Executive Director Henry Hitchcock look at items that will be donated to the organization as the Majestic Star Casino hosted its annual Father's Day reception honoring Montford Point Marines and Veterans Life Service.
Theodore Peters, Chaplain of the Montford Point Marine Association, Chicago Chapter, talks about the lives of black Marines during World War II as the Majestic Star Casino hosts its annual Father's Day reception honoring men of Veterans Life Change Services and Montford Point Marines.
Theodore Peters, chaplain of the Montford Point Marine Association, Chicago Chapter, talks about the lives of black Marines during World War II as the Majestic Star Casino hosts its annual Father's Day reception honoring men of Veterans Life Change Services and Montford Point Marines.
LANSING | Colin Framke got quite the homecoming Friday night.
HAMMOND | John Vanoy and Harry Hamilton were 18 years old when they underwent basic training at Camp Montford Point, N.C.
Fleet Master Chief Petty Officer Michael Stevens of the U.S. Navy delivers the keynote speech Friday morning during a Veterans Day convocation at Purdue University Calumet.
J.A. Reynolds, of Chicago, was one of eight Montford Point Marines honored Friday morning at Purdue University Calumet.
Theodore Peters, of Markham, sits with other Montford Point Marines, who were honored Friday during a Veterans Day convocation at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond. Peters and his colleagues were among the first black Marines, who were trained in segregation at Camp Montford Point, N.C. T…
Each year around this time, the Martini family is reminded of the day Marine Lance Cpl. Phil Martini was killed serving in Iraq.
HOBART | Controversy over the possession of the personal effects of late U.S. Marine Sgt. Jeannette Winters turned to a peaceful resolution Wednesday.
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