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New National Memorial To Honor Korean War Veterans

One of the men behind the DFW National Cemetery in Oak Cliff is now spearheading creation of a new national memorial. It honors the men who fought a pivotal battle during the Korean War in 1950.

05/23/2014

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North Texas Health Care System Included In House Hearing On VA Deaths

A Department of Veterans Affairs official told a House committee Monday he did not think ongoing problems reported at the North Texas Health System and other facilities are systemic.

09/09/2013

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

Funeral for PFC Weldon Davis, who died in North Korea in 1951 and was finally laid to rest at DFW Nat'l Cemetery on February 6, 2013.

POW/MIA Korean War Veteran Finally Laid To Rest

After being listed as missing in action for more than 60 years a Korean War vet was laid to rest today.

02/06/2013

Korean War POW

Korean War POW To Be Buried After 62 Years

Helen White quietly sits on the couch thumbing through all the paper work she’s received about her cousin, Army Private First Class Weldon Alonzo Davis.

02/05/2013

Bobby Ray King

Korean War Veteran’s Body Returns To Texas

The body of a soldier from Burleson arrived at DFW Airport on Wednesday morning for a full military service on Friday. Bobby Ray King left Texas for the Korean War in 1948.

12/06/2012

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Medal Of Honor Recipient Buried At DFW National Cemetery

For the first time, a Medal of Honor recipient was laid to rest at DFW National Cemetery.

CBS 11–11/14/2012

Military headstones are seen at Arlington National Cemetery.  PFC Andy Krippner was buried at DFW National Cemetery. (Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

12 North Texas Military Heroes Travel To D.C.

A group of 12 brave military heroes and their guests left Dallas Love Field for a two-day tour of Washington D.C. as part of the ‘Faces of Freedom’ program.

11/14/2012

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Local Group Reading Names Of Every U.S. Veteran Lost

So many do so much to honor our veterans, but this just may be one you’ve never heard done. A group of North Texas Marines have planned a mission. They are going to read the name of every veteran lost in conflict, aloud, on a single day.

CBS 11–11/08/2012

The remains of Korean War killed in action Army Sgt. 1st Class Benny Rogers are returned to North Texas. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Korean War Veteran’s Remains Return To North Texas

Ruth Davis placed her hand over her heart as her uncle’s remains were taken off a jet in a flag-draped casket, marking the soldier’s somber return to Texas more than 60 years after he died in the Korean War.

11/10/2011

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Korean War Veteran’s Remains Return To Texas

A Korean War veteran will finally be laid to rest in his Texas hometown more than 60 years after he was declared missing in action.

11/10/2011