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.
For wounded warriors, Captain Ed Gunderson and Sfc. Omar Marqueses, football and tailgating is a welcome distraction to the seriousness of military life.
A group of amputee veterans were surprised Saturday morning by some community supporters at Keller Pointe athletic facility.
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.
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.
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.
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.
North Texas Marine Jason Allen doesn’t go far without Sarge. When the 33-year-old from Kemp is hurting he turns to his faithful buddy and it’s all thanks to an organization that matches veterans with shelter dogs and cats.
CBS 11 News Anchor Keith Garvin looks back on his trip to Afghanistan, the military personnel he traveled with and met, and answers questions he’s been asked since returning. Given everything he’d do it all again.
All but a few soldiers in the last U.S. combat brigade to leave Iraq are back home just in time for Christmas. Nearly 200 soldiers arrived at Fort Hood on Saturday, while others arrived earlier in the week.
Nearly 150 men and women landed at the airport Wednesday for some badly needed R-and-R.
If you’ve ever wanted to play weekend warrior without signing up with Uncle Sam, military simulation paintball — or milsim — might be the place for you.