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Bush Holds Ride For Wounded Veterans At Texas Ranch

Former President George W. Bush says wounded U.S. military members joining him for his annual mountain bike ride “turned their circumstances into good” by displaying courage and sacrifice.

05/02/2014

Pfc. Christian J. Chandler, 20, of Trenton, Texas, died April 28 in Baraki Barak District, Logar province, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire. (credit: Department of Defense)

20-Year-Old Texas Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

A 20-year-old soldier from a small town Northeast of Dallas was killed while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

04/30/2014

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G.W. Bush’s Ride For Wounded Veterans Scheduled For May

Former President George W. Bush’s annual mountain bike ride for U.S. military members wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan will be held this year at his Crawford ranch in Central Texas.

04/17/2014

KILLEEN, TX - APRIL 04: Jenna Ryan,11, holds a flag as she participates in a flag walk in memory of those killed and injured by Iraq war veteran, Ivan Lopez, on April 4, 2014 in Killeen, Texas. Lopez killed three and wounded 16 before taking his own life on the Fort Hood Army base. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fort Hood Service Remembers Shooting Victims

Loved ones will gather on Wednesday in Fort Hood to honor lives which were cut short. It was exactly one week ago that an Iraq War veteran unleashed a reign of terror at the Army post.

04/09/2014

KILLEEN, TX - APRIL 04: Jenna Ryan,11, holds a flag as she participates in a flag walk in memory of those killed and injured by Iraq war veteran, Ivan Lopez, on April 4, 2014 in Killeen, Texas. Lopez killed three and wounded 16 before taking his own life on the Fort Hood Army base. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Soldiers Killed At Fort Hood Had Years Of Service

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, commander at the Fort Hood Army post in Texas, on Friday released the names of the three soldiers killed by Spc. Ivan Lopez.

04/04/2014

Fort Hood Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Mark Milley and U.S. Senator John Cornyn.

“Mental Health Issues” Blamed For Fort Hood Shooting

An argument may have preceded Wednesday’s deadly Fort Hood attack.

04/03/2014

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North Texas Military Families Wait For Word From Fort Hood

After the shooting, loved ones waited for phone calls or text messages with two words: I’m safe.

04/02/2014

President Obama Attends Memorial Service At Ft. Hood For Shooting Victims

Senator Optimistic For Passage Of Sexual Assault Bill

A senator who’s led efforts in Congress to address military sexual crimes says she thinks she has the votes to pass legislation that would remove commanders from sexual assault investigations.

03/02/2014

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I-Team Goes Undercover To Test Military Discount Promises

It’s not uncommon to see retail stores now-a-days, big and small, honor our active military and veterans for their service by offering them a discount.

CBS 11–02/24/2014

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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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