Memorial Day is a federal holiday observed every year on the last Monday in May.
Memorial Day honors those who lost their lives while in the military service. 111 more words
Last Thursday, in honor of Armed Forces Month and as part of our monthly Braves Care front office staff volunteer initiative, we welcomed members of the Wounded Warrior Project, a veteran service organization for wounded veterans, to Turner Field for the 3rd Annual Wounded Warrior Classic. 1,323 more words
The Yellow Footprints is the introduction of recruits to Marine Boot Camp. Upon exiting the bus on the Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, recruits receive a brief on how to stand at the position of attention, the difference between civilian laws and the Uniform Code of Military Justice, and what it means to be a Marine. 53 more words
Filmed on volleyball court of the famous Top Gun scene, Marines Sgt. Louis Lopez (West Chicago) and Col. Kiari Barnes (St. Louis, MO) talk to WGN Radio’s Mark Carman. 72 more words
US Marine recruits Jay Bonds and Ellis Scott talk about why they joined the Marine Corps, their first minutes of Boot Camp and what has changed in their lives since then. 54 more words
Mt. Greenwood native James Ballard talks why he quit driving a fork lift and decided to become a Marine.
WGN Radio was given behind-the-scenes access to Marine Boot Camp as part of the Midwest Marines Educator Workshop. 38 more words