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United States Army

Empty school desks sit on a lawn. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Budget Cuts To Hit Military School Districts First

Public schools everywhere will be affected by the government’s automatic budget cuts, but few may feel the funding pinch faster than those on and around military bases.

03/02/2013

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Commanding General: “It was wrong …”

A CBS 11 I-Team investigation has uncovered a pattern of complaints by soldiers at a Texas Army post, triggering an outside review of the facility and drawing a promise from the commanding general that improvements are underway.

02/08/2013

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Local Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

TOLAR (CBSDFW.COM) – A soldier from the small town of Tolar, has been confirmed dead in Afghanistan. Unconfirmed reports say that Riley Stephens, 39, a 1991 Tolar High graduate, was killed in action on Thursday. […]

09/29/2012

U.S. Army Sgt. and Green Beret Jeremie Border.

Neighbors Remember Local “Kid” Who Died A Green Beret Hero

U.S. Army Sgt. Jeremie Border wasn’t always a stern-faced Green Beret. Longtime neighbors in his Mesquite neighborhood still remember the energetic kid who loved sports — especially football.

CBS 11–09/03/2012

Republican presidential hopeful Texas Congressman Ron Paul participates in a televised debate. (credit: Getty Images/Gabriel Bouys/AFP)

Army Reserve Reprimands Soldier Who Backed Ron Paul

A soldier who went on national television in his military fatigues to endorse Texan Ron Paul’s presidential campaign has been reprimanded but not dismissed from the Army Reserve, a spokeswoman said Friday.

03/30/2012

A four-acre stretch of land on Fort Hood now houses 3,000 solar panels, which will power 20 percent of the on-post neighborhood Liberty Village. (Credit: U.S. Army)

Fort Hood Neighborhood Gets Solar Power Tuesday

Tucked away just to the east of the on-post neighborhood it’ll soon help power, four gravelly acres have been claimed by about 3,000 solar panels.

03/26/2012

Thief Steals Truck Of Dallas Veteran, Organ Donor

When a Dallas army veteran returned home from duty he literally gave a piece of himself away. Now, the man who hasn’t always walked an easy path will have to walk a little more. This past Friday his truck was stolen.

10/26/2011

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Soldier Sacrifices Kidney To Stranger He Met On The Radio

Brandon Vance served three tours of duty in Iraq, only to end up in a hospital bed back home in Dallas.

07/29/2011