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Veterans Day

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Local Collectors Help Keep Veterans’ Memories Alive

As the years pass there are fewer and fewer World War II veterans left to tell their stories. But some dedicated collectors are using weapons of war as a window into the past, to keep the veterans’ memories alive.

CBS 11–11/11/2013

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Senior Centers Home To Many War Heroes

As America paused to remember its wartime service personnel this Veterans Day, some senior centers in Dallas recognized their individual residents who contributed to war efforts, especially World War II.

11/11/2013

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Dallas Honors Heroes In Veterans Day Parade

One of the biggest Veterans Day parades in North Texas takes place in Dallas each year. Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Charles DeBellevue is one of the grand marshals in the parade.

11/11/2013

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Waxahachie High School Students Honor Veterans

Charter Communications donated $10,000 Friday to the foundation to support their work with area veterans.

11/08/2013

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DFW Restaurants Offer Specials For Veterans

Some North Texas restaurants have cooked up a tasty way to honor the military this Veterans Day.

CBS 11–11/08/2013

A visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is reflected on the surface of the wall in Washington, DC. The memorial honors US service members of the US armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/Southeast Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

13 War Veterans Honored With D.C. Trip

Some local heroes are in for a special treat ahead of Veterans Day. The Texas Rangers and Southwest Airlines are taking 13 veterans to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, as part of a program called ‘Faces of Freedom.’

11/06/2013

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Midland Train Crash Documents To Be Released

The agency looking into last year’s train collision that killed four veterans on a parade float in Texas is set to release documents from its investigation.

05/22/2013

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Grand Jury To Consider Midland Train Crash

Grand jurors will consider the case of a train collision that killed four veterans riding on a parade float last fall.

01/09/2013

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Midland Parade Crash Victim To Be Laid To Rest

More than two weeks after a horrific Veterans Day parade crash in Midland left four veterans dead, one of the victims will be laid to rest after passing through North Texas.

11/28/2012

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National VA Chief Concerned By Problems Uncovered At Local Hospitals

The man charged with figuring out how to better serve the nation’s 23 Million veterans said he is concerned about problems CBS11 uncovered in the North Texas system.

11/12/2012

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Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

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Veterans Day Parade Honors The Doolittle Raiders

While Veterans Day was officially Sunday there were a number of events remembering our service people being held Monday. One of the largest Veteran’s Day parades in the country was held in Dallas.

CBSDFW.COM–11/12/2012

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