U.S. Army Sgt. Jeremie Border wasn’t always a stern-faced Green Beret. Longtime neighbors in his Mesquite neighborhood still remember the energetic kid who loved sports — especially football.
It’s America’s first war to last a decade and it began 10 years ago today. October 7 also marks the day that the course of a Plano family was changed forever.
Another North Texas family is left grief-stricken by the war in Afghanistan. Army Specialist Joseph Cemper, 21, died April 16, 2011 in a suicide bombing.
An Arlington marine, who died in combat operations in Afghanistan, was laid to rest Friday. Staff Sergeant Jeremy Smith is believed to have been the victim of friendly fire.
First Lt. Robert F. Welch III of Denton died Sunday of wounds he received when insurgents attacked his base.
The body of a fallen soldier from North Texas killed in Afghanistan has been returned home to be laid to rest.