Patriot Guard

Air Force Sergeant Robert Earn Davenport, 68, was laid to rest with full military honors. (credit: Bud Gillett, CBS 11 News)

Strangers Hold Memorial, Pay For Veteran’s Burial

Complete strangers gathered to say good-bye Wednesday at a touching memorial in Dallas for a veteran who left no known relatives.

11/19/2014

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Patriot Guard Riders Honor Fallen Terrell Army Sergeant

It’s been a little more than a decade since Terrell Army Sergeant Gerardo Moreno was killed in action while serving in Iraq. On Saturday his mother Sandra Iracheta received a special gift honoring her fallen son and recognizing his service to his country.

CBS 11–06/28/2014

Sgt. William Moody (credit: Moody family)

Fallen Marine’s Body Returns Home To Texas

The Patriot Guard, a group of motorcyclists which escorts the caskets of service men and women killed in combat, waited patiently for a fallen American to come home.

CBS 11–07/03/2013

Chris Kyle Statue

Statue Of Ex-Navy SEAL Chris Kyle Arrives in North Texas

Even before North Texan and Navy SEAL Chris Kyle was killed at a gun range while trying to help a fellow veteran, sculptor Gregory Marra was already working on a statue that would one day honor him.

03/07/2013

Clifton Bozarth is laid to rest by the Dignity Memorial Homeless Veterans Burial Program on Feb. 20, 2012. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Program Ensures Fallen Homeless Vets Buried With Dignity

Thanks to volunteers and programs like the Dignity Memorial Homeless Veterans Burial Program, many of the nearly 200,000 homeless war veterans who sleep on the street each night are not forgotten.

02/20/2012