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Waxahachie High School Students Honor Veterans

Charter Communications donated $10,000 Friday to the foundation to support their work with area veterans.

11/08/2013

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Profiles Of Courage: David Hillary

After their time of service, many veterans struggle to overcome PTSD. David Hillary talks about his experience during and after his time in the miltiary.

11/08/2013

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Military Prosecutor Gives Lecture At SMU

The military prosecutor who won a life sentence for a soldier who massacred 16 Afghan civilians says he tried his best to serve the soldier’s victims, many of whom wanted a death sentence.

11/07/2013

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Profiles Of Courage: Defenders Of Freedom

While it is certainly worth honoring our nation’s heroes, it is also important to recognize those who support veterans.

11/07/2013

A fallen soldiers memorial is seen in front of a podium at a November 10, 2009 service for the 13 victims of the Fort Hood shooting rampage. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Fort Hood Massacre Site To Be Demolished

The building at a Central Texas military post where an Army psychiatrist opened fire and fatally shot 13 people will be demolished and replaced with a memorial park.

11/06/2013

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Profiles Of Courage: C.B. Perdue

C.B. Perdue was a World War II B-17 gunner who was shot down over Germany in 1945. He shared his story with CBS 11 News.

11/06/2013

A visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is reflected on the surface of the wall in Washington, DC. The memorial honors US service members of the US armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/Southeast Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

13 War Veterans Honored With D.C. Trip

Some local heroes are in for a special treat ahead of Veterans Day. The Texas Rangers and Southwest Airlines are taking 13 veterans to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, as part of a program called ‘Faces of Freedom.’

11/06/2013

A fallen soldiers memorial is seen in front of a podium at a November 10, 2009 service for the 13 victims of the Fort Hood shooting rampage. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Fort Hood Charity Tight-Lipped About $1M Collected

A charity that collected $1 million after the Fort Hood shooting rampage says it’s trying to distribute the money before the year’s end but won’t say how the remainder will be spent.

11/03/2013

Audie Murphy

Decorated WWII Veteran Honored With Texas’ Highest Award

North Texas’ son Audie Murphy won 33-international awards for service in World War II – all before his 21st birthday. But the state of Texas didn’t award its highest military honor until Tuesday afternoon.

10/29/2013

US marines continue to search for victims, on October 31, 1983, after a terrorist attack against the headquarters of the U.S. troops of the multinational force that killed 241 American soldiers on October 23, 1983 in Beirut. (Photo PHILIPPE BOUCHON/AFP/Getty Images)

Retired Marines Gather To Remember Those Lost In 1983 Beirut Bombing

Kip Gandy left DFW Airport Tuesday night on his way to a reunion of retired U.S. Marines who served in Beirut, Lebanon 30-years ago. He remembered the days leading up to the most bloody, single-day loss of life for the Marine Corps since Iwo Jima in World War II.

10/23/2013

VA North Texas Health Care System serves more than 113,000 Veterans. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Dallas VA Hospital Opens Suite For Vets With Brain Injuries

The Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center opened a new suite Monday for veterans with polytrauma and traumatic brain injury.

10/21/2013

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Tearful Reunion For Military Dad & Daughter At Texas Elementary School

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard Altobello is on his latest mission. Friday he was on one of his most important missions — a secret visit to a North Texas elementary school to surprise his 9-year-old daughter Ashlyn.

CBS 11–10/18/2013

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