Decommissioned USS Independence To Be Towed To TexasThe decommissioned USS Independence has arrived at its last port of call. The 61,000-ton Forrestal-class aircraft carrier passed through the jetties of the Brownsville Ship Channel Thursday.
Navy Bribery Scandal Widens As More Sordid Details EmergeOfficers in a burgeoning Navy bribery scandal called themselves the Lion King's Harem, the Wolfpack, the Cool Kids and the Brotherhood. They scouted for others who might also accept sex, trips and other lavish perks from a defense contractor.
Retired Aircraft Carrier USS Ranger Reaches Texas For ScrapThe former aircraft carrier USS Ranger has reached a South Texas shipyard where it will be taken apart for scrap and recycling.
Army Sergeant Replaces Desecrated FlagsWhen homeowners in a patriotic Richardson neighborhood woke up on July 5, they found what many described as America at its worst. Days later, an Army Sergeant helped them see it at its best.
Multiple American Flags Vandalized In Richardson On July 4On Friday, John Partlow grasped his American flag and shook his head. "It's just a disgrace," the Richardson grandfather said. "It makes me mad."
Mineral Wells City Council To Revisit Gravestone Ordinance Amid BacklashDuring the week of Independence Day, family members of veterans buried at the Woodland Park Cemetery are still lamenting a city ordinance that limits the dates they can place an American flag alongside their loved one’s headstone.