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Grapevine Exhibit Looks At Mail & Military

In a world of text messaging and tweets, receiving a letter in the mail from a loved one can be really special. But it is even more touching for those who are serving overseas.

02/12/2014

The main gate at the Fort Hood Army Base. (credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Senator Seeks Records From Fort Hood On Military Sex Crimes

The Pentagon is coming under pressure to give Congress detailed information on the handling of sex crime cases in the armed forces.

02/10/2014

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Texas Drone Research Center Conducting Tests

The next big thing in American aviation sounds and looks like an oversized leaf blower with wings and a tail, has duct tape keeping some of its pieces in place and must be carried to a catapult that sends it into flight.

01/15/2014

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Report: Sexism Part Of Military Academies’ Culture

Students at the U.S. military academies often believe they have to put up with sexist and offensive behavior, according to a Pentagon report released Friday.

01/10/2014

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Feds Name Texas Among Test Sites For Drone Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration announced six states on Monday that will develop test sites for drones, a critical next step for the march of the unmanned aircraft into U.S. skies.

12/30/2013

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Fun & Reflection For Families Of Fallen Heroes

It was a very special weekend in North Texas for hundreds of families from all around the country who had all lost a family member or loved one serving in the military.

12/16/2013

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Soldiers Enjoy Standing Ovation At Mavs Game

More than 125 military men and women – most of them wounded serving the country – were honored guests at the Dallas Maverick’s basketball game Saturday night.

12/15/2013

The main gate at the Fort Hood Army Base. (credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Fort Hood Soldier Goes On Trial Over Prostitution Ring

The court-martial has begun for a Fort Hood soldier accused of using a prostitution service involving senior non-commissioned officers and cash-strapped female soldiers.

12/02/2013

Staff Sgt. Alex A. Viola (credit: U.S. Army Special Forces Command)

Keller Soldier’s Body Returns To North Texas

A soldier from Keller who was killed in action made his final journey home to North Texas on Tuesday morning. Staff Sgt. Alex Viola died while serving our country.

11/26/2013

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Goodwill Program Says ‘Thank You’ To Forgotten Veterans

Goodwill held a special program Thursday to say thank you to some forgotten veterans. They are men and women who came home carrying emotional scars from service and found themselves homeless.

CBS 11–11/14/2013

Army Sgt Major Robert Blatnik returns to Omaha Beach, France (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)

Return To Normandy

On November 17, CBS 11 News will present a half-hour special about a group of World War II veterans from North Texas, their war experiences and their trip back to Normandy.

11/14/2013

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Local Collectors Help Keep Veterans’ Memories Alive

As the years pass there are fewer and fewer World War II veterans left to tell their stories. But some dedicated collectors are using weapons of war as a window into the past, to keep the veterans’ memories alive.

CBS 11–11/11/2013

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