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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01: U.S. Park Service employee puts a closed sign in the window of the World War II Memorial ticket office on the National Mall October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. National Park Service park facilities and grounds were closed and more than 21,000 of the service's employees were furloughed after Congress was unable to agree on a federal budget and shut down for the first time in 17 years. (credit:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Many Unpaid Federal Workers Applying For Unemployment

Friday is payday for many people, but for many federal workers this week or next could be the last paycheck they get for a while.

10/04/2013

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Tarrant County Family Grieves Loss Of Soldier Who Died In Afghanistan

A Tarrant County family is grieving the loss of a son and soldier, killed on active duty six days ago.

09/27/2013

A view of United States Marines in full formation. (credit: George Rose/Getty Images)

Texas Ex-Marine Sentenced For Defrauding Charities

A former Marine has been sentenced to 4½ years in federal prison for conning charities out of thousands of dollars to feed his dream of playing on the pro golf tour.

08/21/2013

Eddie Ray Routh (Erath County Sheriff’s Office)

Suspect in Murder of Navy Seal Was Decorated Marine

Suspect in Murder of Navy Seal was Decorated Marine.

02/03/2013

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Companions For Heroes Comes To North Texas

Plano resident and military veteran Jason Allen says a dog helped cure his post-traumatic stress disorder. He wants to help other vets find the same relief.

CBS 11–11/01/2012

Tuesday, Leo Parros received  the nation’s highest civilian honor, The Congressional Gold Medal. (CBS 11 News)

Pioneering North Texas Marine Receives Overdue Honor

63-years years after his service to our country, Leo Parros received Tuesday the nation’s highest civilian honor, The Congressional Gold Medal.

08/28/2012

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Arlington Military Family Mourns Loss Of Son By Celebrating Life

A family in Arlington is mourning the loss of a son killed in Afghanistan. But when military officers arrived to tell his mother, her only thought was which son?

01/25/2012

An F-35 Joint Strike Fighter on display at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Defense Secretary Now Ready To Back Marine Version Of F-35 Fighter Jet

A U.S. defense official says Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is giving fresh backing to the Marine Corps’ version of the next-generation fighter jet, the F-35.

01/19/2012

Fallen Marine Sgt. Jay Hoskins. (Credit: DOD)

Fallen Marine Has A Highway Dedicated In His Honor

The names of fallen soldiers are typically etched in stone. Sgt. Jay M. Hoskins’ name has been printed on metal. Drive 10 miles north of Paris and you’re sure to see it.

11/10/2011