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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

Lance Cpl. Jeffrey Knight, 23, lost his legs and a hand overseas by an IED. He was given the key to the city of Kemp on Nov. 12, 2011.

Wounded Hometown Marine Presented With Key To City Of Kemp

Hundreds of community members lined downtown Kemp Saturday morning during a patriotic homecoming for a wounded hometown Marine.

11/12/2011

Marine and Cedar Hill resident Jarod Cravens, killed in Afghanistan. (credit: Facebook)

Marine & Cedar Hill Grad Killed In Afghanistan

A Marine and graduate of Cedar Hill High School has been killed in Afghanistan. Jarod Cravens had recently returned to Afghanistan to work as a contractor.

10/31/2011

Fallen U.S. MArine Jeremy Smith, a former student at Corey Elementary School in Arlington. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Arlington Elementary Students Remember Fallen Marine With Garden

Amid the loud games of the last days of school, Corey Elementary School students in Arlington are learning the somber lessons of Memorial Day.

05/27/2011

The Arlington funeral of SSGT Jeremy Smith. (credit: KRLD)

Friends & Family Remember Arlington Marine Killed In Afghanistan

An Arlington marine, who died in combat operations in Afghanistan, was laid to rest Friday. Staff Sergeant Jeremy Smith is believed to have been the victim of friendly fire.

CBSDFW.COM–04/15/2011

The body of Marine Corps reservist Staff Sergeant Jeremy Smith arrives at DFW Airport. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Father Says There’s No One To Blame In Arlington Marine’s Death

The father of Arlington Marine Staff Sergeant Jeremy Smith says he forgives whoever may have been responsible for what appears to have been the friendly fire death of his son.

CBSDFW.COM–04/12/2011

Arrest Made In Fatal Hit and Run of Marine in North Texas

An arrest has been made in a deadly hit-and-run in Irving that happened in May.

08/02/2010

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