ILLINOIS -- Holidays can be hard if you're thousands of miles away from home. That's especially true if you're in the military.
NATIONAL -- American troops in the Middle East are on the move.
FOREST PARK -- Smiles, hugs and a few tears Thursday as some area soldiers returned home from Afghanistan.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A simple thanks can go a long way, especially when it's for one of our troops who's a long way from home.
DECATUR -- The new orders are to pack up and head out of Afghanistan.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- There are more than 10,000 veterans in Champaign County alone.
DECATUR -- Trick-or-treaters may have a better place to send their candy than their bellies!
GEORGETOWN -- People honored past and current military members with a service Sunday.
URBANA -- Some soldiers overseas are getting the gift of entertainment this Christmas.