They’ve been in combat. They’re often wounded and carry emotional scars. But most veterans say the scariest thing about military service is becoming a civilian again. Tuesday, a North Texas Green Beret got a little extra help with the transition.
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.
The body of a soldier from Mesquite was delivered to his family on Saturday, one week after he was killed while serving in Afghanistan.
U.S. Army Sgt. Jeremie Border wasn’t always a stern-faced Green Beret. Longtime neighbors in his Mesquite neighborhood still remember the energetic kid who loved sports — especially football.