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Community Hero: Puppy Rescue Mission

A special organization that helped reunite a U.S. solider with the puppy he saved while deployed in Afghanistan is being recognized as our KRLD Community Hero.

KRLD–05/30/2013

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Plano Teen Raising Awareness About Captured Soldier

A Plano teenager is on a personal crusade to find to a U.S. solider being held captive in Afghanistan.

CBS 11–05/03/2013

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Veterans Group Helping Women Ease Back Into Civilian Life

A non-profit organization that helps female veterans re-adjust to civilian life after serving in a war zone is holding a retreat in Arlington this weekend.

03/02/2013

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Fort Hood Soldier Sought In Texas Killing Is Caught

Killeen police late Thursday announced the arrest of Fort Hood Spec. David Michael Vega at a motel in Turlock, Calif. Vega was being held Friday without bond in the Stanislaus County jail in Modesto, Calif., on a murder warrant.

10/12/2012

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Local Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

TOLAR (CBSDFW.COM) – A soldier from the small town of Tolar, has been confirmed dead in Afghanistan. Unconfirmed reports say that Riley Stephens, 39, a 1991 Tolar High graduate, was killed in action on Thursday. […]

09/29/2012

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Texas Soldier Allegedly Kills Pal Who Had Hiccups

One Central Texas soldier has been charged with killing another in gunfire while allegedly trying to help cure the victim’s hiccups.

09/25/2012

Wounded Army Sergeant Brian Fleming helps break ground on his new home in Celina. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

House Being Built For Wounded North Texas Soldier

The town of Celina has come to the aid of a soldier who sustained horrifying burns but survived a suicide bombing in Afghanistan. The wounded veteran was even able to help break ground on the new home being built for him.

CBSDFW.COM–09/17/2012

Thieves Steal Truck Of Soldier Serving Overseas

Chad Ragland had just been deployed to serve his country in the Air Force over-seas when he got word that his 2002 Ford F-350 pickup truck was stolen from his home in Forney.

09/04/2012

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Soldier’s Family Dog Stricken While In United Airlines’ Care

A dog returning to the United States with a soldier’s family was euthanized after suffering heat stroke in Houston while in the care of United Airlines.

08/17/2012

A math teacher uses a white board to explain a sum to students. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Teacher Trading In Classroom For Battlefield

With the school year almost over, middle school teacher Brad Burleson won’t be rewarded with a 3 month summer break. When classes end, he’ll become Sgt. Burleson—leading a group of soldiers on his third military deployment.

05/04/2012

Fallen Sgt. Tanner Higgins camping

Funeral Set For Fallen North Texas Soldier

A funeral will be held on Tuesday for a fallen North Texas soldier. The remains of Sgt. Tanner Higgins returned to a hero’s welcome on Monday.

04/24/2012

Republican presidential hopeful Texas Congressman Ron Paul participates in a televised debate. (credit: Getty Images/Gabriel Bouys/AFP)

Army Reserve Reprimands Soldier Who Backed Ron Paul

A soldier who went on national television in his military fatigues to endorse Texan Ron Paul’s presidential campaign has been reprimanded but not dismissed from the Army Reserve, a spokeswoman said Friday.

03/30/2012

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