Iraq war veteran

David Vobora (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

NFL Player’s New Passion — Working Out Wounded Warriors

When David Vobora, Mr. Irrelevant 2008, left the NFL he found that what he truly enjoyed doing is training others to be their best. Now there are a number of wounded veterans taking advantage of his modified training.

CBS 11–09/18/2014

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Organization Helps Replace What Army Vet Lost On The Battlefield

This Patriot’s Day is one a North Texas Iraq war veteran will never forget. Failed by the VA, he just got back something that his service to his country stole.

CBSDFW.COM–09/11/2014

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Iraq Vets: We’re Watching Everything We Fought For Fall Apart

A decade ago, a generation of soldiers thought they were repairing Iraq. Now they’re expressing confusion and anger as they watch everything they fought for fall apart. CBS 11 News talked to some of those soldiers.

CBSDFW.COM–06/13/2014

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

Fort Hood Shooting Victim Identified As Soldier From New York

An Iraq War veteran from western New York is among the 16 people wounded during a shooting rampage at Fort Hood in Texas.

04/03/2014

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Texas Iraq War Vet Faces Eviction As Disability Claim Lags

A McKinney military veteran has waited nearly a year for the Department of Veterans Affairs to act on her disability claim while facing eviction notices from the landlord of her McKinney apartment complex.

CBS 11–09/20/2013

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North Texas Iraq War Veteran Gets Mortgage Free Home

The flags outside the house on Diceman Drive in Dallas declared it proudly: “This is the home of a United States veteran.” That brand new, mortgage-free home is one the Zachary family saw Friday for the very first time.

CBS 11–07/12/2013

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Iraq War Veteran Designs Clubs For Disabled Golfers

They say whatever your age or athletic ability, everyone can play golf, and an Iraq war veteran is proving that anyone includes those bound to a wheelchair.

CBS 11–05/06/2013