Military

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.

CBSDFW.COM–11/12/2014

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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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Texans With Character: Travis Wilson

Veterans Day is coming up, and one former Marine in North Texas is helping military heroes.

11/07/2014

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National Veterans Day Run

Come out this weekend and support ‘Operation Gratitude’ by running in the Veterans Day Run in Dallas and Fort Worth.

11/07/2014

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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