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.
This Memorial Day at DFW National Cemetery, members of the military and their loved ones want everyone to remember that freedom isn’t free.
Inside a warehouse in Cleburne there are dozens of boxes filled with flags. It’s a delivery just in time for the Memorial Day holiday.
Ruth Davis placed her hand over her heart as her uncle’s remains were taken off a jet in a flag-draped casket, marking the soldier’s somber return to Texas more than 60 years after he died in the Korean War.