Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery

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Nurses Raise Money For Veteran’s Funeral

A veteran’s dying wish will be granted on Wednesday morning. Robert Davenport died more than two weeks ago, losing his battle with lung cancer.

11/19/2014

Photo of U.S. Air Force veteran Robert Davenport. (credit: Texas Dept. of Public Safety)

Nurses On Mission To Make Texas Veteran’s Burial Wish A Reality

On a mission to fulfill a man’s last wish in life, a group of North Texas nurses are determined to see that a military veteran is properly remembered in death.

CBS 11–11/14/2014

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Tuskegee Airman Laid To Rest At DFW National Cemetery

A grateful nation said goodbye Tuesday to another veteran of the “greatest generation.” Captain Claude Robert Platte, Junior, was born in Denison, Texas… grew up in Fort Worth, and later achieved prominence as a pilot and flight instructor with the famed Tuskegee Airmen.

CBS 11–10/08/2013

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Burial Set In Dallas For 4 Unclaimed Veterans

Four homeless or indigent veterans with no relatives to claim them are being buried with full military honors Wednesday in Dallas.

03/13/2013

Funeral for PFC Weldon Davis, who died in North Korea in 1951 and was finally laid to rest at DFW Nat'l Cemetery on February 6, 2013.

POW/MIA Korean War Veteran Finally Laid To Rest

After being listed as missing in action for more than 60 years a Korean War vet was laid to rest today.

02/06/2013

Korean War POW

Korean War POW To Be Buried After 62 Years

Helen White quietly sits on the couch thumbing through all the paper work she’s received about her cousin, Army Private First Class Weldon Alonzo Davis.

02/05/2013

Tyler Timms, a soldier who was killed upon returning home. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Plano Soldier Finds Unexpected Tragedy At Home

A North Texas soldier survived close calls on the battlefield only to fall victim to an unexpected danger when he returned home.

05/08/2012