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Wounded Warrior Given Home In Mesquite

What could have become a neighborhood eyesore — another lingering reminder of the foreclosure crisis — has instead become a new home for a wounded warrior.

02/21/2014

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Trending: Dad In A Box, Students Slipping On Ice

DAD IN A BOX It’s a birthday present one little girl will never forget — and the video of her unwrapping it will melt your heart. For her third birthday — Bridget Carr’s family wrapped […]

02/20/2014

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Preparing War Veterans For Civilian Life

Soldiers who have been trained to lay down their lives in service to the country are often poorly prepared, experts say, to live the American dream they fight to defend.

02/20/2014

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Fort Hood Tears Down Site Of 2009 Massacre

Fort Hood has razed the building where an Army psychiatrist carried out a shooting rampage that left 13 people dead and more than 30 wounded.

02/18/2014

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Home Depot Adding Nearly 2,000 North Texas Jobs

The Home Depot is gearing up for its busiest season by hiring 80,000 thousand people nationwide.

02/12/2014

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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

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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

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