Military

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White House Intruder Identified As Texas Army Veteran

Authorities have identified White House intruder.

CBS 11–09/21/2014

David Vobora (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

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

ebola

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

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

Fort Hood Changes Commanders

Lt. Gen. Sean B. MacFarland relieved Lt. Gen. Mark Milley of command during ceremonies Friday at the Central Texas Army post.

08/08/2014

soldier surprise at Globe Life Park

Military Dad Surprises Family At Globe Life Park

The Texas Rangers and Globe Life Park staff helped pull off a heartwarming homecoming in the middle of the ballpark on Wednesday.

08/06/2014

A fingerprint is scanned. (credit: Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

UNT ‘Nano’ Creation Attracts U.S. Government’s Attention

An associate professor of Chemistry at the University of North Texas has created a new tool to crack down on I-D theft, trace criminals and help in the fight against cancer.

07/30/2014

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