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KILEEN, TX - APRIL 9: A U.S. Army soldier reacts as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a memorial for victims of last week's shooting on the U.S. Army post at Fort Hood military base on April 9, 2014 in Kileen, Texas. During the shooting rampage on April 2, Army Spc. Ivan Lopez killed three people and wounded 16 others before taking his own life. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Symbolic Roll Call Honors Fallen Fort Hood Heroes

The President joined military leaders for a memorial service at Fort Hood Wednesday after Army Specialist and Iraq War veteran Ivan Lopez took the lives of three others and wounded 16

04/09/2014

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive for a memorial service at Fort Hood April 9, 2014 in Texas. US President Barack Obama attended a memorial service for the three people killed and 16 wounded during last weeks shooting at the post by Army Specialist Ivan Lopez who later took his own life. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Attend Memorial For Fort Hood Soldiers

President Barack Obama says the nation is drawing strength from relatives of the victims of the fatal shootings last week at Fort Hood.

04/09/2014

Scott & White Hospital in Temple. (Source: CBSDFW.COM)

Soldiers Injured In Fort Hood Shooting Recovering

Three of the 16 people wounded in the shooting at Fort Hood on Wednesday are being cared for at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple.

CBSDFW.COM–04/03/2014

The main gate at the Fort Hood Army Base. (credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Sending Extra Combat Unit From Texas To South Korea

The U.S. is sending an additional Army combat force of 800 soldiers to South Korea with tanks and armored troop carriers.

01/07/2014

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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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Local Collectors Help Keep Veterans’ Memories Alive

As the years pass there are fewer and fewer World War II veterans left to tell their stories. But some dedicated collectors are using weapons of war as a window into the past, to keep the veterans’ memories alive.

CBS 11–11/11/2013

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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

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Community Shows Support For Wounded Veterans In Training To Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro

A group of amputee veterans were surprised Saturday morning by some community supporters at Keller Pointe athletic facility.

10/06/2013

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Veterans Remember “Black Hawk Down” Mission

A total of 19 Americans died in that fight, including one man from North Texas. A group of more than 100 veterans of that mission gathered in Plano on Thursday night to remember those who were lost.

10/04/2013

(Photo by: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Memorial Day Celebrations In DFW

Memorial Day may be the unofficial start of summer, but it’s also the time to honor America’s fallen soldiers, who valiantly gave their lives defending our country.

05/13/2013

UT Arlington Programs Help Returning Veterans

Veterans say that one of the toughest things they encounter when they return home is getting back into the swing of things after war. Now the University of Texas at Arlington is helping them do it. UTA is offering programs which provide more counselors to help the returning veterans.

08/10/2012

A picture of Corporal Gregory Schneider. (credit: Debbie Schneider)

Family Remembers Local Marine’s PTSD Struggle

The memories of the battles he fought in Iraq came home, to Fairview, with Corporal Gregory Schneider. It was the long, confidential conversations he had with his father that helped Schneider rise above the darkness that overwhelmed him after his return.

CBS 11–05/28/2012

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