Our Veterans - Top Story

Quilt Honors Current Soldier and Former POW

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- People in Bluford gathered Friday for a ceremony dedicated to the armed forces. Read more »

Our Veterans - More Stories

Vietnam Soldiers Receive Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Vietnam War soldiers — one still living, one killed in action — received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony on Monday, nearly 50 years after they threw themselves into harm's way to protect their brothers in combat. Read More »

Traveling Vietnam Wall Closes In Style

CARBONDALE -- Sunday was the final day to see the Traveling Vietnam Wall in Carbondale. Read More »

Remembering The Fallen

CARBONDALE-- This Patriot Day, a special tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice is making a stop in Southern Illinois. Read More »

Veterans Respond to ISIS Terror Threat

WSIL -- With another terror threat prompting US attacks against ISIS, local veterans said the last thing we need is another war. Read More »

Traveling Vietnam Wall Arrives in Carbondale

CARBONDALE -- The Traveling Vietnam Wall arrived in Carbondale Wednesday evening. It's a smaller replica of the memorial in Washington D.C., honoring those who fought and died in Vietnam. Read More »

Local American Legions Struggling

WSIL -- With the lack of new membership and an aging population, coming up with enough money to keep things going at local American Legions posts is becoming more difficult every month. Read More »

Vet Finishes Trek Across State

WSIL -- The journey is over for a veteran walking the length of Illinois. Bill Trow reached the Wisconsin border on Saturday, wrapping up his 435-mile trek. Read More »

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