Army

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. U.S. officials say Bergdahl, the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan, was exchanged for five Taliban commanders being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to published reports. (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Bergdahl Shifted To Outpatient Care

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who had been a prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five years, has been shifted to outpatient care at a Texas military base, the U.S. Army said Sunday.

06/23/2014

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Veterans Neglected By Guardians Paid To Protect Their Money

The VA System in crisis, facing a backlog of thousands of veterans in need of health care. Now, new details are being uncovered by the CBS 11 I-Team about another issue of systematic neglect — this time affecting the bank accounts of aging veterans.

CBS 11–06/16/2014

KILLEEN, TX - APRIL 04: Jenna Ryan,11, holds a flag as she participates in a flag walk in memory of those killed and injured by Iraq war veteran, Ivan Lopez, on April 4, 2014 in Killeen, Texas. Lopez killed three and wounded 16 before taking his own life on the Fort Hood Army base. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fort Hood Service Remembers Shooting Victims

Loved ones will gather on Wednesday in Fort Hood to honor lives which were cut short. It was exactly one week ago that an Iraq War veteran unleashed a reign of terror at the Army post.

04/09/2014

Ivan Lopez (Photo: CBS News)

Army: Fort Hood Suspect Had Requested Leave

The rampage at Fort Hood that left three dead and 16 wounded last week was related to the shooter’s request for leave from the Army post.

04/07/2014

This image was obtained by CBS 11 News.  Sources confirm this image is of suspected shooter 34-year-old Ivan Lopez.

Soldier Opens Fire At Fort Hood; 4 Dead, Several Injured

Authorities say a soldier opened fire at Fort Hood, killing four and injuring at least 14 people.

CBS 11–04/02/2014

President Obama Attends Memorial Service At Ft. Hood For Shooting Victims

Senator Optimistic For Passage Of Sexual Assault Bill

A senator who’s led efforts in Congress to address military sexual crimes says she thinks she has the votes to pass legislation that would remove commanders from sexual assault investigations.

03/02/2014

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Wounded Warrior Given Home In Mesquite

What could have become a neighborhood eyesore — another lingering reminder of the foreclosure crisis — has instead become a new home for a wounded warrior.

02/21/2014

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Preparing War Veterans For Civilian Life

Soldiers who have been trained to lay down their lives in service to the country are often poorly prepared, experts say, to live the American dream they fight to defend.

02/20/2014

An Alaska Air National Guard pararescueman performs a high-altitude jump from a Coast Guard C-130 Hercules during a training mission June 23, 2011, above Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. (credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jack Sanders)

Paratrooper Who Died On Alaska Base From Fort Worth

The U.S. Army Alaska has released the identity of a paratrooper who died after collapsing following a training jump.

02/01/2014

The main gate at the Fort Hood Army Base. (credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Man, 2 Children Found Dead At Fort Hood Residence

A man and two children have been found dead in a home at Fort Hood.

CBS 11–01/21/2014

The main gate at the Fort Hood Army Base. (credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Sending Extra Combat Unit From Texas To South Korea

The U.S. is sending an additional Army combat force of 800 soldiers to South Korea with tanks and armored troop carriers.

01/07/2014

BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 04: A helmet of the Texas Longhorns lies on the field as the team warms up prior to facing the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 4, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado. Texas defeated Colorado 38-14. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Texas, Army Coaching Searches Seek To Restore Pride

Army will never be a dominant force in college football the way Texas can be, but both programs have a special place in college football’s history. Seeing them each reach their expectations is possible if the right coach is brought in.

12/18/2013

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