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After 40+ Years Texas Military Hero Laid To Rest At Nat’l Cemetery

Sergeant Candelario Garcia had to wait beyond death to get the proper recognition. Nearly 50 years after serving in Vietnam the North Texan finally received the military’s highest honor.

CBS 11–06/12/2014

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Bikers Escort Medal Of Honor Recipients Through North Texas

Bikers escorted nearly two dozen medal of honor recipients from D/FW Airport to Gainesville for a weekend of ceremonies in their honor.

04/09/2014

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North Texas Soldier To Be Awarded Medal Of Honor Posthumously

A war hero from Corsicana, overlooked for many years, is about to receive the military’s highest honor. Sergeant Candelario Garcia Junior, a decorated war veteran, was passed up for the honor for several decades.

CBS 11–03/11/2014

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Legislature Award Medal Of Honor To Cameron Man

The Texas Legislature gives out the award to one person every two years and on Memorial Day gave it to U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Darryn Deen Andrews Of Milam County.

05/27/2013

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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

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Vet Convicted Of Honors Lies Still Feels Guilt

A Fort Worth man says he doesn’t want his conviction for lying about military honors and medals overturned, even though the law used to prosecute him was overturned.

07/13/2012

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Medal Of Honor Recipients Given Hero’s Welcome To North Texas

Giant flags, hanging between fire trucks on an overpass above Highway 114 in Southlake Wednesday, weren’t easy to ignore. Carols Sellers had to know more. “I went all the way around the block and came back because I saw the flag,” she said.

04/11/2012