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Texas Governor Rick Perry  (credit: Getty Images)

Perry Open To Sending US Troops To Iraq

Texas Gov. Rick Perry signaled Thursday that he would be open to sending U.S. combat forces to Iraq to fight the deadly Islamic state after its attacks on a Christian minority and the beheading of an American journalist.

08/21/2014

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FBI Director Warns Islamic Militants In Iraq “Coming For Us” 

U.S. airstrikes continue to pound Islamic militants in Iraq to keep them from their campaign of killing. On Monday, FBI Director James Comey sounded the alarm in Dallas about the militants known as ISIL.

CBS 11–08/11/2014

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U.S. Conducts Four Airstrikes On Iraqi Militants

The U.S. military says American jet fighters and drones have conducted four more airstrikes on Islamic militants in Iraq, taking out armored carriers and a truck that were firing on civilians.

08/09/2014

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

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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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