Military

Governor Abbott Posthumously Awards Texas Legislative Medal Of Honor To Chris Kyle (Governor's Office)

Governor Presents Texas Medal Of Honor For Chris Kyle

Governor Abbott presented the highest military decoration the State of Texas can award to a military member for ‘American Sniper’ Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle.

CBSDFW.COM–08/26/2015

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U.S. Military Helicopter Crashes Near Japan

A U.S. Army helicopter crashed off the southern Japanese island of Okinawa on Wednesday, injuring seven people aboard the aircraft, officials said.

08/12/2015

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Keller Family Wins Fight That May Save Daughter’s Life

A military family in Keller won a five-year battle with the government to cover the costs of therapy that is keeping their daughter alive.

07/22/2015

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Jade Helm 15 Begins In Bastrop

A summer military training exercise that has aroused alarm among archconservative Texans begins Wednesday outside of the Central Texas town of Bastrop.

07/15/2015

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Honor Courage Commitment

On this Independence day weekend, we salute our veterans that have fought for our freedoms. JD Ryan is Around Town with a group of Veterans fighting for each other with Honor, Courage and Commitment.

07/03/2015

Military Dad Surprises Son For 16th Birthday

One North Texas teen experienced a birthday surprise he didn’t see coming.

06/11/2015

The American flag is presented at AT&T Stadium prior to a Dallas Cowboys football game (image via J.Burkett, CBSDFW)

Politicians Push For End To Military Paying NFL To Honor Troops

The New England Patriots got $675,000 from the Army National Guard to pay for honoring American troops.

06/04/2015

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West Texas Town Awaits ‘Jade Helm’ Military Exercise

The West Texas town of Big Spring is among those that will see part of the Jade Helm 15 military exercise that has alarmed some Texans concerned about a federal takeover.

05/15/2015

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Bodies Found Near Crashed Chopper In Nepal

Rescuers found three bodies Friday near the wreckage of a U.S. Marine helicopter that disappeared earlier this week while on a relief mission in the earthquake-hit nation.

05/15/2015

Sgt. James Hibler (credit: Jonathan Hibler)

Arlington Marine Was Not On Missing Helicopter

A Marine from Arlington who was feared missing in Nepal is safe, according to his brother.

05/12/2015

A Stryker vehicle from the U.S. Army's Company A, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, returns to base camp at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Washington. (Photo by General Dynamics/Getty Images)

$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt Military

Federal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.

04/29/2015

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Gov. Greg Abbott Tells State Guard To Monitor Army Training

Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday asked the State Guard to monitor a U.S. military training exercise dubbed “Jade Helm 15” amid Internet-fueled suspicions that the war simulation is really a hostile military takeover.

04/28/2015

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