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Profiles Of Courage: Veterans Upward Bound

Thousands of military veterans are coming home from fighting overseas, and UTA has developed programs to help war veterans with that tough transition.


Profiles in Courage: Bob Bearden (credit: CBS 11 News)

Profiles Of Courage: Bob Bearden

World War II veteran Bob Bearden jumped from a plane and right into enemy fire on D-Day before he spent months in German prison camps.

CBS 11–07/02/2013

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Profiles Of Courage: Fiske Hanley

Fiske Hanley is retired from the Army Air Force, and was among the first wave at Iwo Jima. He shares his incredible story of survival.


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Profiles Of Courage: Ryan Parrott

Retired Navy SEAL Ryan Parrott is the executive director of Sons of the Flag, a group that walked from Waco to Dallas on Memorial Day to raise awareness for war veterans who are burn survivors.


World War II veteran, David Tolan (credit: CBS 11 News)

Profiles Of Courage: David Tolan

David Tolan is a man, who like many others back in the 1940s, fought in the epic battle that was World War II. Only to turn around and fight a very different war when he got home.


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Profiles Of Courage: Melbert Hillert

Melbert Hillert was a member of the Army during the D-Day invasion. He returned to Normandy with his grandson in June.


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)

Profiles Of Courage: Mineral Wells Vietnam Memorial

There is a growing memorial for Vietnam vets in North Texas that is every bit as moving as the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. Those behind it know first hand what that war was like.

CBS 11–11/07/2012