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Munir Captain, 26, grew up in Iraq, and now lives in Dallas. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Iraqi Living In Texas Worries About Family During Air Strikes

As U.S. forces launch air strikes against militants in Iraq, Munir Captain applauds. The 26-year- old grew up in Iraq, and now lives in Dallas.

CBS 11–08/08/2014

13th September 1945: Some of the 3,700 sailor crew and passengers covering the flight deck of the USS 'Saratoga' as she sails out of the fog towards the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco. (credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

USS Saratoga Coming To Texas For Disassembly

The Saratoga will be towed to Texas later this month to be dismantled. The Saratoga — named for the decisive battle of the American Revolution fought in upstate New York — completed 22 deployments before it was decommissioned in 1994.

08/08/2014

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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

Jessica Lynch, Iraq war veteran & former prisoner of war, threw out the first pitch at the Texas Rangers game on September 11, 2013. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Iraq War Veteran Jessica Lynch “Pitches” Perseverance

As soon as her name came over the loudspeaker and her name appeared on the scoreboard at the September 11th Rangers game, the crowd came to their feet and cheered for Jessica Lynch.

CBS 11–09/11/2013

KIIS FM's 2012 Jingle Ball - Night 2 - Show

PSY Apologizes For Anti-US Protests In 2004

Park Jae-sang performs as PSY and issued a statement Friday after reports surfaced that he had participated in concerts protesting the U.S. military presence in South Korea

12/07/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Marks Iraq War Anniversary In Texas

President Obama is serving up an election-year reminder that he ended the Iraq war, visiting a Texas military base two years after he formally declared the end of the U.S. combat mission.

08/31/2012

A picture of Corporal Gregory Schneider. (credit: Debbie Schneider)

Family Remembers Local Marine’s PTSD Struggle

The memories of the battles he fought in Iraq came home, to Fairview, with Corporal Gregory Schneider. It was the long, confidential conversations he had with his father that helped Schneider rise above the darkness that overwhelmed him after his return.

CBS 11–05/28/2012

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Afghan & Iraq Wars Take Huge Toll On Plano Family

It’s America’s first war to last a decade and it began 10 years ago today. October 7 also marks the day that the course of a Plano family was changed forever.

10/07/2011

Photo credit Melissa Newton, CBS 11 News

Denton Soldier Surprises Kids With Holiday Trip Home

Two young brothers in Denton got an unexpected Christmas gift from their dad Thursday.

CBSDFW.COM–12/09/2010

Veteran Steven Woods' dog, Mimi.

Veteran Fearful Of City Putting His Dog To Sleep

Iraq War veteran Steven Woods said he has his 4-year-old pitbull Mimi to thank for helping him cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

CBS 11–11/14/2010

Obama: War in Iraq, Over

President Barack Obama says after nearly a decade of war, “the American combat mission in Iraq has ended.” In an Oval Office speech, he declared that the Iraqi people “now have lead responsibility for the […]

08/31/2010