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Protesters Rally In Dallas Against Obama’s Iraq Decision

About a dozen people gathered outside the Earle Cabell Federal Building in Dallas to protest the President’s decision to send 300 military advisers to Iraq.

06/20/2014

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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

Fort Hood Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Mark Milley and U.S. Senator John Cornyn.

“Mental Health Issues” Blamed For Fort Hood Shooting

An argument may have preceded Wednesday’s deadly Fort Hood attack.

04/03/2014

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Ex-Soldier Imprisoned For Raping & Killing Teen Dies

A former Fort Campbell soldier convicted of raping and killing a teenage Iraqi girl and using a shotgun to kill her family has died in prison in Arizona.

02/18/2014

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Military Warrior Support Foundation Donates Home In Hurst

Staff Sergeant Erica Denmark picked up the keys today, to her family’s new home in Hurst.

01/30/2014

Afghanistan US Veterans Day

Disabled Vets Feeling Effects Of Govt. Shutdown

WYLIE (CBSDFW.COM) – Thursday mornings at Equest therapeutic horsemanship in Wylie, a group of Veterans meets. The men and women—who mostly served in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan—are there for therapy. Working and riding […]

10/10/2013

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Witten, Sears Team Up To Award Heroes At Home

The Iraq War veteran was not expecting to see Dallas Cowboys player, Jason Witten, walking toward him in the Sears store with a major surprise for him and his family.

10/01/2013

COLLEGE STATION, TX - NOVEMBER 17: Texas A&M Aggies yell leaders lead the players onto the field against the Sam Houston State Bearkats at Kyle Field on November 17, 2012 in College Station, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

A&Ms ‘Yell Leader’ Takes Unusual Path To Dream

Texas A&M University’s new Yell Leader, the man who leads crucial chants at football games and other events, took a path through the military and Iraq to fulfill his dream.

08/31/2013

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Soldier From Burleson Killed In Afghanistan

A soldier from North Texas is among four US military personnel who died when enemy forces attacked their unit with indirect fire Tuesday in Afghanistan

06/20/2013

Memorial Day Feature

Service Members Honored At Skyvue Memorial

It is the first Memorial Day for Tiffany Cantell and her family since her husband, SSG Jason Cantell, passed away.

05/27/2013

The former President now lives in Dallas. Let's take a look at his family. (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Bush Hosts Bike Ride For Combat Veterans

Former President George W. Bush is hosting a 100-kilometer mountain bike ride at his Central Texas ranch for military members wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan.

05/24/2013

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Bringing Home The War Dogs

Every year about 300 of these “war dogs” are retired from military service and up for adoption. But that can cost as much as $2,000 since the military doesn’t pay for the dogs’ return trip home.

03/27/2013

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