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Ex-Soldier Imprisoned For Raping & Killing Teen Dies

A former Fort Campbell soldier convicted of raping and killing a teenage Iraqi girl and using a shotgun to kill her family has died in prison in Arizona.

02/18/2014

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North Texas VA Built Up Massive Health Consultation Backlog

The CBS 11 I-Team has learned about an internal memo that shows the North Texas Veterans Affairs built up a backlog of more than 36,000 health consultations.

CBS 11–09/26/2013

National Guard members stand in formation. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fort Hood ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Activist Dies In Car Wreck

Darren Manzella, a gay combat medic discharged from the Army after criticizing the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy in a 2007 television interview, has died in a traffic accident. He was 36.

08/30/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

Arrest photo of Azeez Ahmed, charged with Tampering with a Government Record after weapons and suspected forged documents were found in his vehicle in Hurst. (credit: Hurst Police Dept.)

Alleged Forgeries In Hurst Lead To Arrest Of Former U.S. Soldier

A former U.S. soldier is officially under arrest after North Texas police discovered forged documents and weapons in his truck. For now, Azeez Ahmed is facing state charges of tampering with a governmental record.

CBSDFW.COM–10/02/2012

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