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Tearful Reunion For Military Dad & Daughter At Texas Elementary School

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard Altobello is on his latest mission. Friday he was on one of his most important missions — a secret visit to a North Texas elementary school to surprise his 9-year-old daughter Ashlyn.

CBS 11–10/18/2013

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Disabled Vets Feeling Effects Of Govt. Shutdown

WYLIE (CBSDFW.COM) – Thursday mornings at Equest therapeutic horsemanship in Wylie, a group of Veterans meets. The men and women—who mostly served in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan—are there for therapy. Working and riding […]

10/10/2013

Army Specialist William R. Moody of Burleson (courtesy: Moody family)

Army Spc. William R. Moody Of Burleson Laid To Rest

Army Spc. William R. Moody of Burleson was laid to rest in a somber ceremony Saturday morning.

07/06/2013

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Profiles Of Courage: John Wayne Walding

Born on the 4th of July, Green Beret John Wayne Walding of Frisco is a silver star recipient, the nation’s third highest military decoration for valor. Doug Dunbar shares his story of strength and survival in Afghanistan and his one-of-a-kind accomplishment once he returned home.

07/03/2013

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Soldier’s Remains Arrive Back In North Texas

A family in Burleson is prepared to receive the remains of a Marine and Army specialist on Wednesday who died in Afghanistan. There will be emotional tributes for William Moody during the upcoming Independence Day weekend.

07/03/2013

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Soldier From Burleson Killed In Afghanistan

A soldier from North Texas is among four US military personnel who died when enemy forces attacked their unit with indirect fire Tuesday in Afghanistan

06/20/2013

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Thousands Lace Up For Wounded Warrior Run

Rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the 3,000 runners who hit the wet pavement Sunday morning for the Wounded Warrior Half Marathon in Las Colinas.

06/09/2013

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Legislature Award Medal Of Honor To Cameron Man

The Texas Legislature gives out the award to one person every two years and on Memorial Day gave it to U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Darryn Deen Andrews Of Milam County.

05/27/2013

The former President now lives in Dallas. Let's take a look at his family. (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Bush Hosts Bike Ride For Combat Veterans

Former President George W. Bush is hosting a 100-kilometer mountain bike ride at his Central Texas ranch for military members wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan.

05/24/2013

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Viral Video: Wedding Message From The Skies Of Afghanistan

A man was unable to attend his brother’s wedding after being deployed to Afghanistan, so he surprises the bride and groom with a heartfelt video from the skies of Afghanistan.

KRLD–04/10/2013

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Bringing Home The War Dogs

Every year about 300 of these “war dogs” are retired from military service and up for adoption. But that can cost as much as $2,000 since the military doesn’t pay for the dogs’ return trip home.

03/27/2013

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Fallen Soldiers Remembered In Fort Worth

Navy veteran Ron White came home from Afghanistan. But, on Thursday in Fort Worth, he set up a temporary memorial wall to honor those who did not make it back.

02/28/2013

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