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David Alameel (credit: David Alameel For Senate)

Alameel Sought Bin Laden’s Capture In 2000

A Texas Democrat running for U.S. Senate said that he negotiated in Afghanistan before 9/11, hoping to convince the Taliban to turn over Osama bin Laden.

02/19/2014

Army Specialist William R. Moody of Burleson (courtesy: Moody family)

Army Spc. William R. Moody Of Burleson Laid To Rest

Army Spc. William R. Moody of Burleson was laid to rest in a somber ceremony Saturday morning.

07/06/2013

(credit: Moody Family)

Soldier’s Remains Arrive Back In North Texas

A family in Burleson is prepared to receive the remains of a Marine and Army specialist on Wednesday who died in Afghanistan. There will be emotional tributes for William Moody during the upcoming Independence Day weekend.

07/03/2013

U.S. Army doctor Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is the lone suspect in the shooting death of 13 people and wounding of 31 others at Fort Hood in 2009. (credit: Bell Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Judge Bans Fort Hood Suspect’s Defense Strategy

An Army psychiatrist will not be allowed to tell jurors that he gunned down Fort Hood soldiers to protect the lives of Taliban leaders in Afghanistan, a military judge ruled Friday.

06/14/2013

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.

09/29/2012

A look at Hotel California, where CBS 11 News reporter Keith Garvin and photographer Edgar Solis sleep while in Afghanistan on assignment. (credit: Keith Garvin/KTVT/KTXA)

Afghanistan Diary: Heating Up A Frigid Winter Night

We just spent about 40 minutes inside a concrete bunker after the base received indirect missile fire. The alarm sounded almost exactly at midnight.

01/21/2012

A U.S. military Chinook helicopter lands at a base in Afghanistan. (credit: ROMEO GACAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Family Mourns Arlington Soldier Who Died In Afghanistan

Americans across the nation are mourning the loss of 30 troops, including one North Texan, who died during a helicopter attack in Afghanistan.

08/08/2011