Veteran

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UNT Student Hopes PTSD Victim Memorial ‘Takes Root’

UNT student and veteran wants to plant memorial for vets who commit suicide.

03/31/2015

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Texas WWII Vet Gets Back Duffel Bag Lost On Normandy Beach

It’s been 70 years since then Staff Sergeant Waymon Blundell jumped onto the beach at Normandy. But, the World War II vet still draws a crowd with his stories… and that’s exactly what he was doing today.

CBS 11–03/26/2015

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New Wheels For North Texas Wounded Warrior

A gift for a North Texas veteran is giving him an ability that many may take for granted.

01/23/2015

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Thieves Steal 90-Year-Old Veteran’s WWII Medals

Thieves broke into the home of a 90-year-old veteran Monday and stole his WWII medals.

12/30/2014

Joseph Lee Jennings, 33

Public’s Help Needed Finding Missing Vet With PTSD

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding a missing veteran who suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and a traumatic brain injury.

12/30/2014

A small boat rescues sailors from the USS 'West Virginia' after she had suffered a hit in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The USS Tennessee (BB-43) is inboard of the sunken battleship. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Bill Renaming Waco VA Hospital For ‘Dorie’ Miller Goes To President

President Barack Obama will consider signing a bill to rename the Waco Veterans Affairs Medical Center for World War II hero Doris Miller.

12/11/2014

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House Fire Set By Cigarette Kills Retired Marine

Cleburne firefighters say a paralyzed, retired Marine accidentally set himself on fire with a cigarette and died in the blaze despite his elderly mother’s best attempts to save him.

12/02/2014

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Remodel Gives Dallas Army Veteran A Home Fit For A Hero

A U.S. Army veteran in Dallas found herself raising a family in a house with no running water and holes in the roof. As the family survived in a space that was barely livable, a special group came along to offer a home fit for a hero.

CBSDFW.COM–11/24/2014

Air Force Sergeant Robert Earn Davenport, 68, was laid to rest with full military honors. (credit: Bud Gillett, CBS 11 News)

Strangers Hold Memorial, Pay For Veteran’s Burial

Complete strangers gathered to say good-bye Wednesday at a touching memorial in Dallas for a veteran who left no known relatives.

11/19/2014

Photo of U.S. Air Force veteran Robert Davenport. (credit: Texas Dept. of Public Safety)

Nurses On Mission To Make Texas Veteran’s Burial Wish A Reality

On a mission to fulfill a man’s last wish in life, a group of North Texas nurses are determined to see that a military veteran is properly remembered in death.

CBS 11–11/14/2014

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New Dallas Neighborhood Walmart To Bring Jobs

The upcoming opening of Walmart Neighborhood Grocery Stores in Desoto and Lancaster means up to 190 workers needed for the stores in South Dallas County.

11/06/2014

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North Texas Bataan Death March Survivor Remembers

Between 60- and 80,000 Filipino and American soldiers surrendered to Japanese troops in the Philippines in 1942. North Texan Charles Dragich was there and survived.

CBS 11–05/26/2014

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