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Girlfriend, Family Members Testify In Defense Of Eddie Ray Routh

On the first full day of defense witnesses in the trial of Eddie Ray Routh, his girlfriend- Jennifer Weed, his sister and brother in law testified before the court on Wednesday.

02/18/2015

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Waco VA Medical Center To Be Renamed For WWII Hero Doris Miller

The Waco Veterans Affairs Medical Center will get a new name to honor World War II hero Doris Miller.

02/18/2015

In this courtroom sketch, defense attorney Lt. Col. Kris Poppe, right, speaks to Investigating Officer Col. James L. Pohl, center, while Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, left, listens during Hasan's Article 32 hearing inside the U.S. Magistrate court Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010 in Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/Pat Lopez)

Military Judge Calls Hearing In 2009 Fort Hood Gunman’s Case

A military judge has called a hearing in the case of the Army psychiatrist sentenced to death for gunning down 13 people at Fort Hood six years ago.

01/23/2015

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26 Settle Suit In 2012 Texas Veterans Parade Crash That Killed 4

Twenty-six people who were hurt or had family members killed when a freight train struck a veterans parade float in Midland two years ago have settled their lawsuit against Union Pacific Railroad

01/16/2015

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Fort Hood Attack Victims File New Purple Heart Petition

The victims of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting attack leaving 13 dead filed a formal petition Wednesday to receive Purple Hearts and other benefits they have argued are long overdue.

12/31/2014

A small boat rescues sailors from the USS 'West Virginia' after she had suffered a hit in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The USS Tennessee (BB-43) is inboard of the sunken battleship. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Bill Renaming Waco VA Hospital For ‘Dorie’ Miller Goes To President

President Barack Obama will consider signing a bill to rename the Waco Veterans Affairs Medical Center for World War II hero Doris Miller.

12/11/2014

Air Force Sergeant Robert Earn Davenport, 68, was laid to rest with full military honors. (credit: Bud Gillett, CBS 11 News)

Strangers Hold Memorial, Pay For Veteran’s Burial

Complete strangers gathered to say good-bye Wednesday at a touching memorial in Dallas for a veteran who left no known relatives.

11/19/2014

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Nurses Raise Money For Veteran’s Funeral

A veteran’s dying wish will be granted on Wednesday morning. Robert Davenport died more than two weeks ago, losing his battle with lung cancer.

11/19/2014

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Veteran Offers Help For Military Couples

When one partner accomodates the other’s preferred method of coping, a marriage is in better shape. And that social support could be the key to saving lives.

11/13/2014

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North Texas Researchers Making Headway On PTSD Treatment

A staggering one in six soldiers, who’ve served since 2001, may have post-traumatic stress disorder. The report underscores why doctors need every treatment option available some Dallas researchers think they’ can help.

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Freebies For Veterans On Veterans Day

Veterans Day is not only a time to honor those who have served in the military: For American businesses, it’s also a time to back that appreciation up with a freebie.

11/11/2014

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Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand Space

Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.

11/10/2014

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