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.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
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.
Veterans Affairs secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned amid troubles in the VA health care system. President Obama said he accepted the resignation with “considerable regret.”
President Obama announced that the U.S. will leave 9,800 troops in Afghanistan after 2014, if the Afghan government signs a security agreement allowing their presence.
A group of veterans were honored at a Memorial Day ceremony in Arlington, including an 89-year-old World War II veteran who finally received the medal that he had earned.
Thousands of people are walking around the Katy Trail in Dallas on Memorial Day to ‘carry the load’ for military men and women.
Find out ways that you can help support North Texas troops.