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Sgt. William Moody (credit: Moody family)

Fallen Marine’s Body Returns Home To Texas

The Patriot Guard, a group of motorcyclists which escorts the caskets of service men and women killed in combat, waited patiently for a fallen American to come home.

CBS 11–07/03/2013

The radio and belt of a Highway Patrol trooper. (credit: AP Photo/Peter Cosgrove)

Police: Marine Went On Texas Shooting Rampage After Killing Wife

Police say the Marine suspected in a shooting rampage that zigzagged across the western part of Texas, and left one woman dead, is believed to have killed his wife in North Carolina before heading west.

05/28/2013

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Veterans Group Helping Women Ease Back Into Civilian Life

A non-profit organization that helps female veterans re-adjust to civilian life after serving in a war zone is holding a retreat in Arlington this weekend.

03/02/2013

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Veteran Recovers Tattered American Flag From Dumpster

Tom Lavoie glanced toward a dumpster, with its door left open and saw an American flag, crumpled amid the trash.

CBS 11–01/04/2013

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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

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Injured Vet Turned Away By VA Hospital In Dallas

Justin Trivett said that he is in excruciating pain, and he certainly looks the part, as he lays flat on the floor, cushioned only by a pool float.

09/24/2012

A photo of the VMB-423 Seahorse Marine squadron. (credit: Kim Anderson/Niece of Lt. Walter Vincent)

North Texans Set Out To Bring Relative’s WWII Remains Home

More than 73,000 Americans who fought in WWII are still missing. Until recently, that number included a group of Marine aviators. CBS 11 takes a look at how a family from Lucas traveled to the South Pacific to help find the heroes and bring them home.

CBS 11–07/04/2012

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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Pets2Vets Changing Lives Of North Texas Veterans

North Texas Marine Jason Allen doesn’t go far without Sarge. When the 33-year-old from Kemp is hurting he turns to his faithful buddy and it’s all thanks to an organization that matches veterans with shelter dogs and cats.

03/09/2012

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Arlington Military Family Mourns Loss Of Son By Celebrating Life

A family in Arlington is mourning the loss of a son killed in Afghanistan. But when military officers arrived to tell his mother, her only thought was which son?

01/25/2012

SPARTANBURG, SC- JANUARY 8:  Republican presidential candidate, Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during a campaign stop at the Beacon Drive-In January 8, 2012 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. After suffering a fifth place finish in the Iowa caucuses, Gov. Perry has returned to the campaign trail in South Carolina with events for the next several days in hopes of keeping his candidacy alive.  (Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images)

Perry: Marines In Video Are ‘Kids,’ Not Criminals

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry on Sunday accused the Obama administration of “over-the-top rhetoric” and “disdain for the military” in its condemnation of a video that purportedly shows four Marines urinating on corpses in Afghanistan.

01/15/2012

A view of the remains of one of the gun turrets of the battleship USS Arizona at the Pearl Harbor historical site and memorial. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Ashes Of Texas Pearl Harbor Survivor Interred At Battleship

A Marine who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor has returned to the USS Arizona — divers placed the urn holding Frank Cabiness’ cremated remains inside the battleship sunk by the Japanese 70 years ago.

12/24/2011

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