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Jerry Brown, governor of California (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Governor Criticizes Texas Guard Plan

California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas’ decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that “wiser minds will prevail.”

07/28/2014

Shadow of a U.S. Serviceman. (credit: Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Images)

Holiday Mail For Heroes Campaign Begins

The holidays are just a few short months away and if you want to make it about more than presents, the Red Cross is starting up its Holiday Mail for Heroes campaign.

10/02/2012

A soldier is greeted after arriving back home at DFW International Airport. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

‘Welcome Home A Hero’ Ending Wednesday

It has been the scene of thousands of tearful reunions, hugs and cheers. The “Welcome Home A Hero” program has provided many touching images and memories, but the program is coming to an end this week.

03/11/2012

Several troops -- and CBS 11 News reporter Keith Garvin and photographer Edgar Solis -- board a C-17 plane for a flight to Afghanistan. (credit: Keith Garvin/KTVT/KTXA)

Reflections On ‘Afghanistan: Embedded With Texas Troops’

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.

02/29/2012

A soldier is greeted after arriving back home at DFW International Airport. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Keller Students Welcome Troops Back Home

About 100 elementary school kids from Keller learned about sacrifice and service, as they greeted returning troops at DFW Aiport on Thursday morning.

12/29/2011

Dajha Holloway, 5, (L) and her sister KeAndre Holloway, 3, walk with their father Sgt. DeAndre Holloway after he and fellow troops arrived from Afghanistan on June 15, 2011. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Troops Get Warm Thanksgiving Welcome At DFW Airport

Nearly 150 men and women landed at the airport Wednesday for some badly needed R-and-R.

11/23/2011

A doctor examines a patient's brain. (credit: Mauricio Lima/AFP/Getty Images)

Brain Injury Raises Dementia Risk, U.S. Study Finds

A large study in older veterans raises fresh concern about mild brain injuries that hundreds of thousands of troops have suffered from explosions in recent wars.

07/18/2011

Pfc. Cody Board

McKinney Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Pfc. Cody Board was one week short of his twentieth birthday when a roadside bomb took his life in Afghanistan.

10/06/2010