Military

A Liberian Army engineer (L), a U.S. Navy Seabee and and a private contractor look at plans while working on an Ebola treatment center. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

About 500 Fort Hood Troops West Africa-Bound

The U.S. Army is deploying about 500 Fort Hood soldiers to Liberia to back U.S. efforts in the fight against the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

10/14/2014

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Ebola: U.S. Soldiers On Mission To Liberia

Fort Hood troops train how to use protective gear before they head to Liberia and help contain the Ebola virus.

10/09/2014

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Iraq & Afghanistan War Veteran: Don’t Take New Terror Threat Lightly

Scott LaMarca of Plano knows first hand about the war against terror. He was a non-commissioned officer who looked for roadside explosive devices. Now LaMarca is advising Americans not to take the new terror threat lightly.

CBS 11–09/24/2014

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White House Intruder Identified As Texas Army Veteran

Authorities have identified White House intruder.

CBS 11–09/21/2014

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NFL Player’s New Passion — Working Out Wounded Warriors

When David Vobora, Mr. Irrelevant 2008, left the NFL he found that what he truly enjoyed doing is training others to be their best. Now there are a number of wounded veterans taking advantage of his modified training.

CBS 11–09/18/2014

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U.S. To Assign Military To Fight Ebola

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region.

09/16/2014

Texas National Guard soldier scans the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border on September 11, 2014 in Havana, Texas. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Mexico Condemns Texas’ National Guard Border Deployment

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says Texas’ decision to deploy National Guard troops along the border is ‘unpleasant’ and ‘reprehensible.’

09/12/2014

(L-R) Bench coach Bobby Jones of the Texas Rangers and interim manager Tim Bogar of the Texas Rangers (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Rangers Bench Coach Jones Being Presented With Medal Earned In Vietnam

As part of the Texas Rangers’ remembrance of the Sept. 11 attacks, bench coach Bobby Jones is being formally presented with a military medal he earned in Vietnam.

09/11/2014

Taya Kyle speaks at her late husband's memorial service Monday at Cowboys Stadium.

‘Sniper’ Author’s Widow Seeks Ventura Case Retrial

The widow of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle has asked a judge to set aside a jury’s verdict in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura or to order a new trial.

09/04/2014

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Court Martial For Fort Hood Officer Accused In Prostitution Ring

A non-commissioned sexual abuse prevention officer accused of operating a prostitution ring at a central Texas army base will face a military court martial. Fort Hood said Friday that Sgt. 1st Class Gregory McQueen’s case will go to trial.

08/22/2014

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U.S. Conducts Four Airstrikes On Iraqi Militants

The U.S. military says American jet fighters and drones have conducted four more airstrikes on Islamic militants in Iraq, taking out armored carriers and a truck that were firing on civilians.

08/09/2014

13th September 1945: Some of the 3,700 sailor crew and passengers covering the flight deck of the USS 'Saratoga' as she sails out of the fog towards the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco. (credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

USS Saratoga Coming To Texas For Disassembly

The Saratoga will be towed to Texas later this month to be dismantled. The Saratoga — named for the decisive battle of the American Revolution fought in upstate New York — completed 22 deployments before it was decommissioned in 1994.

08/08/2014

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