Glen Ellyn soldier honored at Bears game

October 2, 2011 4:21:07 PM PDT
A suburban soldier was honored during halftime at Sunday's Chicago Bears game.

Sgt. 1st Class Ryan Ahern of Glen Ellyn is a member of the Illinois Army National Guard. While serving in Afghanistan his unit came under attack while assisting their French counterparts.

Ahern was injured but returned fire for several hours. He received one of France's top military awards for his actions.