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Town of Cicero commemorates sacrifice of veteran who died at Pearl Harbor

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Town of Cicero commemorates sacrifice of veteran who died at Pearl Harbor

Town of Cicero commemorates sacrifice of veteran who died at Pearl Harbor The Town of Cicero placed a Wreath at the Memorial Stone set up to honor the service of Cicero resident Joseph Philip Steffan, 32, who died during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 while serving on the U.S.S. Arizona,…

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NAS Whiting Field Milestone: 35,000th Helicopter Pilot winged

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NAS Whiting Field Milestone: 35,000th Helicopter Pilot winged

NAS Whiting Field Milestone: 35,000th Helicopter Pilot winged Northlake Naval Aviator Lt. Robert Woods among recipients of Gold Wings at Whiting Unit and will be reassigned to fly the MH-60R with the Airwolves of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Forty, Jacksonville, Fla. By Lt. Kaila Millis Naval Air Station Whiting Field Training Air Wing (TRAWING) 5 celebrated a…

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Schaumburg resident embodies Veterans Day values as member of U.S. Navy Reserve

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Schaumburg resident embodies Veterans Day values as member of U.S. Navy Reserve

Navy Salutes service members on Veteran’s Day Two features spotlighted: Schaumburg resident embodies Veterans Day values as member of U.S. Navy Reserve By Theodore Quintana Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class , Navy Office of Community Outreach As Americans reflect on the service of military men and women this Veterans Day, some may not realize that…

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USS Gabrielle Giffords sailors prepare food

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USS Gabrielle Giffords sailors prepare food

USS Gabrielle Giffords sailors prepare food SOUTH CHINA SEA (Oct. 31, 2019) Culinary Specialist Seaman Apprentice Cristian Reyes, from Hanover Park, Ill., prepares food in the galley aboard Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10). Gabrielle Giffords is on a rotational deployment to INDOPACOM, conducting operations, exercises and port visits throughout the region…

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Lyons Mayor Getty given tour of President’s helicopter, “Marine One”

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Lyons Mayor Getty given tour of President’s helicopter, “Marine One”

Lyons Mayor Getty given tour of President’s helicopter, “Marine One” Lyons Mayor Christopher Getty was given a tour of the President’s Helicopter Unit, Marine One at Midway Airport on Saturday (Oct. 26, 2019). The tour invited was extended to thank the Mayor for his strong support of the Military and its veterans. “Mayor Getty was…

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Illinois Joining Forces to Host Veteran’s Resource Fair as Part of Chicago Warrior Week

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Illinois Joining Forces to Host Veteran’s Resource Fair as Part of Chicago Warrior Week

Illinois Joining Forces to Host Veteran’s Resource Fair as Part of Chicago Warrior Week From September 14-21, Illinois Joining Forces (IJF), will join other state-wide and regional Veteran Service Organizations for the first annual Chicago Warrior Week, a week-long series of events designed for veterans that will highlight the programs and resources available to help…

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