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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

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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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Commanding General: “It was wrong …”

A CBS 11 I-Team investigation has uncovered a pattern of complaints by soldiers at a Texas Army post, triggering an outside review of the facility and drawing a promise from the commanding general that improvements are underway.

02/08/2013

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Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkpf Dead At 78

WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who topped an illustrious military career by commanding the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein’s forces out of Kuwait in 1991 but kept a low public […]

12/27/2012

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Arlington Military Family Gets A Home In Time For Christmas

As part of an initiative by the Military Warriors Support Foundation and Bank of America, Sgt. Tobais Green and his family walked into their brand new Arlington home, a few days before the holiday.

CBS 11–12/21/2012

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Program Helps Veterans Facing Legal Trouble

Many veterans have trouble adjusting to civilian life when their tours of duty are complete. But there is a program which aims to help veterans who wind up in trouble with the law.

11/13/2012

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

Dallas VA Hospital

Vet’s Difficult Recovery Made Harder By VA Delays

Ray Queen was deployed to Iraq as a smiling Army infantryman. He returned with traumatic brain injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder, a shoulder injury, tinnitus and infertility.

10/24/2012

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