• Colonel Haerr, Rear Detachment Commander for the 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Illinois Army National Guard, answers a question from the spouse of a Soldier deployed with the ILARNG, at a live DVIDS Webcast.  Sponsored by 'We Do Care,' and hosted by the 'U.S. Cellular Corporation,' the Webcast at U.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox, allowed family members of deployed Soldiers to interact with community leaders, address any concerns and ask questions to the senior leadership of their loved ones in Kabul.

    03 Rear Detachment Commander, Colonel Haerr

    Colonel Haerr, Rear Detachment Commander for the 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Illinois Army National Guard, answers a question from the spouse of a Soldier deployed with the ILARNG, at a live DVIDS Webcast. Sponsored by 'We Do Care,' and hosted...

  • U.S. Army "Soldier of the Year," Sergeant David Obray, a Construction Equipment Repair Specialist, U.S. Army Reserve, 492nd Engineer Company, 416th Theater Engineer Command, Darien, Ill., listens intently to Major General Richard Formica, Commander Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan and Brigadier General Steve Huber, Joint Task Force Phoenix Commander, stationed in Kabul Afghanistan at a Webcast in Chicago. Sponsored by 'We Do Care,' and hosted by the 'U.S. Cellular Corporation,' the Webcast at U.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox, was arranged to give family members of deployed Soldiers from the 33rd Brigade, Infantry Combat Team, Illinois Army National Guard, a chance to interact with community leaders and ask questions to the senior leadership of their loved ones in Kabul. Obray was an honored guest at the Webcast and was on hand to interact with the family members, show support and answer questions.

    04 Sgt. David Obray

    U.S. Army "Soldier of the Year," Sergeant David Obray, a Construction Equipment Repair Specialist, U.S. Army Reserve, 492nd Engineer Company, 416th Theater Engineer Command, Darien, Ill., listens intently to Major General Richard Formica, Commander...

  • Chicagoland families and supporters of Illinois National Guard Soldiers participated in an interactive web cast with senior leadership to discuss their loved ones deployed to Afghanistan. Sponsored by 'We Do Care,' and hosted by the 'U.S. Cellular Corporation,' the Webcast at U.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox, also gave the family members a chance to interact with community leaders. Navy Mom Candice Daniel and her daughter were there to wish the best for her husband, Staff Sergeant John Daniel, and to all the brave men and women currently deployed overseas. The Daniel's take in the Army Strong! display at the entrance to the live DVIDS Webcast from Kabul.

    01 Army Strong! Display, U.S. Cellular Field

    Chicagoland families and supporters of Illinois National Guard Soldiers participated in an interactive web cast with senior leadership to discuss their loved ones deployed to Afghanistan. Sponsored by 'We Do Care,' and hosted by the 'U.S. Cellular...

  • Family members of deployed Illinois Army National Guard Soldiers, community leaders and Chicagoland Soldiers, start off a live DVIDS Webcast to Afghanistan by singing the National Anthem. Sponsored by 'We Do Care,' and hosted by the 'U.S. Cellular Corporation,' the Webcast at U.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox, allowed family members of deployed Soldiers to interact with community leaders, such as 11th Ward Alderman, James Balcer, CASA John Scully and the US Army 'Soldier of the Year,' Sergeant David Obray, as well as the senior leadership of their loved ones in Kabul, Afghanistan.

    02 National Anthem, Opening Ceremony

    Family members of deployed Illinois Army National Guard Soldiers, community leaders and Chicagoland Soldiers, start off a live DVIDS Webcast to Afghanistan by singing the National Anthem. Sponsored by 'We Do Care,' and hosted by the 'U.S. Cellular...

  • Family members of deployed Illinois Army National Guard Soldiers were greeted by the Chicago White Sox Mascot, "Southpaw," after a live Webcast with Afghanistan. The Webcast, Sponsored by 'We Do Care,' and hosted by the 'U.S. Cellular Corporation,' home of the Chicago White Sox, allowed the family members to interact with community leaders and address any concerns. After the broadcast, families were able to enjoy the entire on-field experience with a tour of the field, stadium and dug-outs, at the generosity of the CWS.

    05 Chicago White Sox "Family Field Day"

    Family members of deployed Illinois Army National Guard Soldiers were greeted by the Chicago White Sox Mascot, "Southpaw," after a live Webcast with Afghanistan. The Webcast, Sponsored by 'We Do Care,' and hosted by the 'U.S. Cellular Corporation,'...

  • U.S. Army Soldier of the Year, Sergeant David Obray, 492nd Engineer Company, 416th Theater Engineer Command, enjoys the Chicago White Sox "Family Field Day" experience with families of deployed Soldiers from the 33rd Brigade Infantry Combat Team, Illinois Army National Guard. Major General Richard Formica, Commander, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan and Brigadier General Steve Huber, Joint Task Force Phoenix Commander, answered questions from family members that attended a Webcast with senior leadership in Kabul Afghanistan. The Webcast, Sponsored by 'We Do Care,' and hosted by the 'U.S. Cellular Corporation,' allowed the families to interact with community leaders and address any concerns. After the broadcast, the family members, along with honored guest, Sgt. Obray, were able to enjoy the entire on-field experience.

    06 U.S. Army Soldier of the Year, Sgt. David Obray

    U.S. Army Soldier of the Year, Sergeant David Obray, 492nd Engineer Company, 416th Theater Engineer Command, enjoys the Chicago White Sox "Family Field Day" experience with families of deployed Soldiers from the 33rd Brigade Infantry Combat Team...

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