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Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.

10/23/2014

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North Texas Doctor Searching For More Efficient PTSD Treatment

The arrest of a Texas soldier for scaling the White House fence over the weekend has reignited the national conversation on the mental health of the nation’s returning veterans.

CBS 11–09/22/2014

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I-Team Uncovers Background On Suspected Fort Hood Shooter

Hours after Ivan Lopez’s death, Fort Hood Army Lt. Colonel Mark Milley admitted they were still trying to figure out who Lopez was.

CBS 11–04/02/2014

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Police To Repeat Offenders: Let Us Help

Police know Chuck. They’ve visited on disturbance calls. He’s what police refer to as a repeat victim. Thursday, Chuck received a welcome visit from two specially trained officers and a counselor.

CBS 11–03/31/2014

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Attorneys For Navy Sniper Accused Killer Want Confession Video Thrown Out

In a Stephenville courtroom on Friday Eddie Routh’s attorneys worked to keep a key piece of evidence from jurors. Routh is the man accused of murdering Navy sniper Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a gun range in Glen Rose last year.

CBSDFW.COM–03/07/2014

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Chris Kyle’s Accused Killer Back In Court

The man accused of killing Navy SEAL Chris Kyle will be back in court on Friday. A judge is expected to decide whether to allow a key piece of evidence in Eddie Ray Routh’s trial.

03/07/2014

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Death Penalty Still An Option For Chris Kyle’s Accused Killer

Chris Kyle’s accused killer appeared in court today for pre-trial motions. His lawyers unsuccessfully argued to have the death penalty removed as an option in this case.

CBS 11–02/18/2014

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Goodwill Program Says ‘Thank You’ To Forgotten Veterans

Goodwill held a special program Thursday to say thank you to some forgotten veterans. They are men and women who came home carrying emotional scars from service and found themselves homeless.

CBS 11–11/14/2013

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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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Experts: N. Texas Not Prepared To Help Influx Of Military Vets

Shortly after U.S. Army Scout Steve Blackman retired from the service, he says he slipped into depression. After seven years in the military, Blackman has PTSD. Then Blackman says it took the Veterans Administration (VA) more than two years to pay him full disability benefits.

CBS 11–11/05/2013

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Cowboys Salute Veterans & Military On Game Day

For wounded warriors, Captain Ed Gunderson and Sfc. Omar Marqueses, football and tailgating is a welcome distraction to the seriousness of military life.

11/03/2013

Afghanistan US Veterans Day

Disabled Vets Feeling Effects Of Govt. Shutdown

WYLIE (CBSDFW.COM) – Thursday mornings at Equest therapeutic horsemanship in Wylie, a group of Veterans meets. The men and women—who mostly served in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan—are there for therapy. Working and riding […]

10/10/2013

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