Veteran

WWII veteran Samuell Rowlett (credit: CBS 11 News)

Profiles Of Courage: Samuell Rowlett

Veteran Samuell Rowlett made a promise with God in the middle of World War II. Sixty years later, he’s keeping that promise.

07/05/2013

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Program Offers College Credit For Military Experience

Good news for some military veterans… as a part of the College Credit for Heroes (CCH) program, service to your country can now translate into college credit hours.

CBSDFW.COM–06/24/2013

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Veteran Fights Utility Company To Keep Beloved Tree

A Vietnam veteran is fighting to keep a utility company crew from digging in his backyard, fearing a 17-year-old tree may die because of their work.

05/06/2013

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Flower Mound Helps To Save A Veteran’s House

Flower Mound residents and businesses came together to give of their time, money, expertise and materials in order to help a Vietnam Veteran save his home.

03/25/2013

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Veterans Group Helping Women Ease Back Into Civilian Life

A non-profit organization that helps female veterans re-adjust to civilian life after serving in a war zone is holding a retreat in Arlington this weekend.

03/02/2013

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North Texas Veteran Worried Sequester Will Hurt Medical Care

In the back and forth debate over the potential impact of the nation’s forced budget cuts, a Fort Worth soldier suddenly heard his own story being told in a Washington hearing room full of generals and congressmen.

CBS 11–03/01/2013

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Veteran Chooses Unique Way To Honor Fallen Military Heroes

Ron White from Fort Worth can recite the rank and name of 2,200 military service members killed in the war in Afghanistan.

CBS 11–02/07/2013

Funeral for PFC Weldon Davis, who died in North Korea in 1951 and was finally laid to rest at DFW Nat'l Cemetery on February 6, 2013.

POW/MIA Korean War Veteran Finally Laid To Rest

After being listed as missing in action for more than 60 years a Korean War vet was laid to rest today.

02/06/2013

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Veteran Recovers Tattered American Flag From Dumpster

Tom Lavoie glanced toward a dumpster, with its door left open and saw an American flag, crumpled amid the trash.

CBS 11–01/04/2013

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Arlington Military Family Gets A Home In Time For Christmas

As part of an initiative by the Military Warriors Support Foundation and Bank of America, Sgt. Tobais Green and his family walked into their brand new Arlington home, a few days before the holiday.

CBS 11–12/21/2012

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Man Gets 43 Years For Sexually Abusing Daughters

A 32-year-old Army veteran has been sentenced to 43 years in prison for the repeated sexual abuse of his two biological daughters.

12/14/2012

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Texas WWII Vet Awarded Purple Heart Posthumously

A World War II veteran injured in 1944 when he was struck by a German tank in France has been posthumously awarded a Purple Heart in a West Texas ceremony.

12/08/2012

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