Illinois Treasurer Has Over 100 Unclaimed Military Medals
Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs' office holds more than 100 military medals and ribbons that were surrendered as unclaimed property, and there's nothing they'd like better than to reunite the medals with the men and women who were awarded them, or get them to the servicemember's family.
Durbin Backs Increased U.S. Military Presence in Syria
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network What will be the final result of an increased U.S. military presence do in Syria? U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin isn’t quite sure. Durbin says he’s willing to support President Obama’s decision to deploy special operations troops to advise fighters against Islamic State militants, but doesn’t have an answer for what the U...
Help Military Families
We here at 1440 WROK want to say thank you to our enlisted men and women, and their families, in the Rockford area who sacrifice so much for all of us all year long. That's why we’re supporting “Townsquare Cares for Military Families.”
SupplyCore's $1B in Military Contracts Should Aid Rockford
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A Rockford logistics and supply-chain management firm has won more than $1 billion in work for the U.S. military to take place over the next five years. The Rockford Register-Star reports SupplyCore's success could help its president pursue other business endeavors that would benefit Rockford...
Rockford Native Serving Aboard The USS John C. Stennis
Anyone who’s listened to “Riley & Scot” knows the respect we have for our veterans and for our current service members. We try never to miss an opportunity to pay them the honor they deserve. Today we shine a spotlight on Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Erin Holden of Rockford. He...
Veteran Calls Out Fake Soldier at Mall
(Warning: Some language is NSFW)   On The Riley & Scot Show, we're big supporters of our military and military veterans. We appreciate their (and their family's) sacrifice, dedication, and service. And, like most people, we really don't appreciate people who claim to be what they are not. This...

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