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Soldier Mom Returns, Surprises Young Son At School

Kids at Mark Twain Leadership Vanguard received a lesson in love — a boy and his mom reunited. The surprise event was almost a year in the making, because mom is also known as Private First Class Joann Murray.

CBSDFW.COM–11 hours ago

FORT HOOD, TX - APRIL 03: Flowers lie at the entrance to Ft. Hood Military Base Ton April 3, 2014 in Fort Hood, Texas. The investigation continues into why Lopez did the shooting on the base. (Photo by Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images)

Fort Hood Victim’s Mom, 77, Had Just Met Daughter

The mother of a 37-year-old Illinois soldier killed during an attack at Fort Hood, Texas, says she was reunited less than two weeks earlier with a daughter she gave up for adoption at birth.

04/03/2014

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North Texas Soldier To Be Awarded Medal Of Honor Posthumously

A war hero from Corsicana, overlooked for many years, is about to receive the military’s highest honor. Sergeant Candelario Garcia Junior, a decorated war veteran, was passed up for the honor for several decades.

CBS 11–03/11/2014

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Ex-Soldier Imprisoned For Raping & Killing Teen Dies

A former Fort Campbell soldier convicted of raping and killing a teenage Iraqi girl and using a shotgun to kill her family has died in prison in Arizona.

02/18/2014

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Man, 2 Children Found Dead At Fort Hood Residence

A man and two children have been found dead in a home at Fort Hood.

CBS 11–01/21/2014

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Frisco Soldier Surprises Daughter At Mall

A Frisco soldier returned from Afghanistan to surprise his daughter — and meet his son — at the mall. Watch the special moment here!

12/21/2013

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Family Fights To Protect Fallen Soldier’s Identity

The family of a soldier that gave his life for this country is fighting another battle after his death.

CBS 11–12/17/2013

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A Special Holiday Soldier Surprise At North Texas School

A North Texas soldier was on a secret mission Monday. His assignment as to surprise his children by returning home for Christmas — and it was mission accomplished.

CBSDFW.COM–12/16/2013

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Fort Hood Soldier Goes On Trial Over Prostitution Ring

The court-martial has begun for a Fort Hood soldier accused of using a prostitution service involving senior non-commissioned officers and cash-strapped female soldiers.

12/02/2013

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Mom & Daughter Reunite In Special Soldier Surprise

At LaRue Miller Elementary, flags, songs and handmade signs made for a warm welcome home for Army Specialist Aliyah Ben-Israel. But, Ben-Israel is more than a soldier, she’s a parent, and she’s ‘Mommy’ to second-grader Tristyn.

CBS 11–11/22/2013

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Deployed Soldier Sees Wife Attacked In Texas During Video Chat

Authorities say a soldier deployed overseas was chatting by video conference with his pregnant wife in Texas when the woman was repeatedly stabbed at her home by a Fort Bliss soldier.

11/04/2013

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Tearful Goodbyes As North Texas Army Reservists Deploy To Afghanistan

Families bid tearful farewells Sunday to U.S. Army Reservists from North Texas who are deploying to Afghanistan.

09/22/2013

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