Editor's note: This is the seventh and final part in a series on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Editor's note: This is the sixth in a six-part series on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Editor's note: This is the fifth in a six-part series on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Editor's note: This is the fourth in a six-part series on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Tom Donovan, of Portage, never set foot in Korea during the Korean War.
Richard Villars cares very much about veterans and thinks it is quite unfair that so many people do not understand the sacrifice made when you serve in the Armed Forces. He remembered a visit to the U-505 submarine when he was in school. But his memory is much more vivid of how his father, a…
Capture of U-505 70 years later: German submarine tells story of technology, reconciliation and determination
On June 4, 1944 a German submarine was captured in the Atlantic. Seventy years later the U-505 remains one of the biggest, most unique attractions in Chicago, perhaps in the world. It is regarded by some as a symbol of hope for peace, others consider it the ultimate anti-war statement. But m…
EAST CHICAGO| Staff Sgt. Mindo D. Estrella, platoon commander, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, was recently honored for his dedication to his country by retired Col. Jay R. Vargas, after he received the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal during an award ceremony at Marine Corps Base…
Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Cameron Kirk, assigned to the Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 7, 8th Marine Regiment, exits a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter in Afghanistan during Operation Nightmare in this June 5 photo. The operation was led by Afghan Nati…
WASHINGTON | Army, Navy and Air Force might be forced to skip their football games next weekend because of the partial government shutdown.
Now that the patriotic bunting is put away and the fireworks no longer light up the sky, Americans must return to their daily lives.
Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey conduct a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe June 30 in the Arabian Gulf. Monterey is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation effo…
Two local men were honored in June for their years of service as officers in the U.S. Navy.
CRETE | Region native Shannon McQueen is a busy woman.
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LONDON | The explosion that took away Brad Snyder's sight couldn't touch the Navy lieutenant's fighting spirit.
CHESTERTON | It takes a lot of planning and preparation to properly commemorate something as historically significant as the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and Chesterton Town Manager Bernie Doyle knows what it takes.
Joan Ray talks about her son, U.S. Navy Cmdr. Michael Ray
Joan Ray clasps a photo of her son Michael Ray while at her kitchen table in Highland. Her youngest child recently became commander of the USS O'Kane, a U.S. Navy destroyer stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
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