Military

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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US Rep: FBI To Probe Central Texas VA facility

Rep. Carter said he had heard allegations of scheduling appointments being delayed to secure bonuses for managers, as well as papers being shredded to obstruct any investigation.

07/03/2014

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Norovirus Outbreak At Waco VA Medical Center

The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Waco has imposed a freeze on admitting patients and has scrapped some Fourth of July events because of a norovirus outbreak.

07/03/2014

A view of United States Marines in full formation. (credit: George Rose/Getty Images)

South Texas Ex-Marine Says VA Wrongly Classified Him As Dead

A Houston-area veteran who as a Marine served two tours in Iraq has been trying to convince the Veterans Affairs Department that he’s not dead.

06/18/2014

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After 40+ Years Texas Military Hero Laid To Rest At Nat’l Cemetery

Sergeant Candelario Garcia had to wait beyond death to get the proper recognition. Nearly 50 years after serving in Vietnam the North Texan finally received the military’s highest honor.

CBS 11–06/12/2014

Brad Paisley at Gexa Energy Pavilion July 27, 2013 - Credit:Geoff Petrulis, CBSDFW.com

Brad Paisley Urges Support For Soldiers

While patriotism means different things to different people, country star Brad Paisley thinks we can all agree that military personnel should be treated with respect.

06/09/2014

Photo of Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi taken from the 'Free USMC Sgt Tahmooressi from Mexican Jail' Facebook page.

TX Congressman Wants ‘Trade-Off’ To Free U.S. Marine From Mexico

‘It’s ironic that we can deal with the Taliban and get an American soldier released but we can’t get a Marine across the border released,’ Rep. Poe says.

06/06/2014

U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki addresses the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans May 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

VA Whistleblower Says Officials Tried To Silence Him

A Department of Veterans Affairs employee in San Antonio who reported fraudulent scheduling practices says officials tried to stop him from speaking publicly and blamed problems on low-level scheduling clerks.

05/31/2014

Ormand Knowles (with his wife) honors one of the Wereth 11 (Credit: Doug Dunbar/CBS 11).

Return To D-Day: From Fair Fight To Atrocity

It was a short winding ride through the north side of Bastogne, to reach the former home of the 101st Airborne today. The Battle of the Bulge base of operations for the screaming eagles, and housing, that now stands frozen in time.

05/31/2014

(Credit: Doug Dunbar/CBS 11).

Return To D-Day: And So It Begins

We’re eight hours from landing in France. We’re a lifetime from the war we’re going to remember. But looking at their faces as I walk the aisle of the airplane, I know it will all soon come back.

05/30/2014

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