The commander overseeing 1,000 National Guard troops being sent to the Rio Grande Valley says the open-ended mission is a first for the reserve military force.
Nearly 300 airmen with the 301st Fighter Wing returned home around 7:30 p.m. Sunday from a deployment to support Operation Enduring Freedom.
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.
Families bid tearful farewells Sunday to U.S. Army Reservists from North Texas who are deploying to Afghanistan.