profiles of courage
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.
While it is certainly worth honoring our nation’s heroes, it is also important to recognize those who support veterans.
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.
Robert Jagers is a World War II veteran decorated for his role in the D-Day invasion. He wrote a book about his experience on Utah Beach.
Johnny Holliday is a member of the Air Force Security Forces, and an accomplished jazz artist. He joined CBS 11 News to talk about his career and his music.
Veteran Samuell Rowlett made a promise with God in the middle of World War II. Sixty years later, he’s keeping that promise.
World War II veteran Melbert Hillert recently returned to Normandy with his grandson, John Jose, to share an emotional experience.
Lt. Col. Joseph Turecky say he would have gone down with his plane if he had to. But thankfully, it’s a choice he never had to make during World War II.
Last month, several World War II veterans who were part of D-Day got a chance to return to Normandy. Laura Leppert and Wings of Freedom were the driving force behind that journey.
Born on the 4th of July, Green Beret John Wayne Walding of Frisco is a silver star recipient, the nation’s third highest military decoration for valor. Doug Dunbar shares his story of strength and survival in Afghanistan and his one-of-a-kind accomplishment once he returned home.
There is a unique project in North Texas helping wounded warriors re-integrate into society using adaptive sports.