Veteran

The Dallas VA Medical Center. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Dallas Congresswoman Calls For Change At Local VA Hospitals

A Dallas congresswoman is speaking out about care at Veterans Affairs hospitals — saying the VA is jeopardizing the quality of care for vets, to protect its own administration.

CBS 11–08/30/2013

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Texas Veteran Needs Help To Save Damaged Home

In his entire adult life, Horace Elliott has known two things: His Fort Worth house and the U.S. Army. ‘I went to Germany in ’64 and ’65 and then they pulled me out of Germany to go to Vietnam,’ Elliott recalled.

08/27/2013

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

Afghanistan US Veterans Day

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

Dallas VA Hospital

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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