Veterans Day

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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

Dallas VA Hospital

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

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

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

Texas State Capitol

Texas Capitol To Get Vietnam War Memorial Statue

The first official memorial to honor Texans who fought in the Vietnam War is being readied for a Veterans Day dedication next year on the Texas Capitol grounds in Austin.

11/12/2012

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Salior Surprises His Kids At School

A U.S. Navy Sailor from Wylie came home and surprised his kids tonight.

CBS 11–11/08/2012

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Local Group Reading Names Of Every U.S. Veteran Lost

So many do so much to honor our veterans, but this just may be one you’ve never heard done. A group of North Texas Marines have planned a mission. They are going to read the name of every veteran lost in conflict, aloud, on a single day.

CBS 11–11/08/2012

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NBA Players, Teams Plan Veterans Day Activities

BA players and teams will spend the weekend honoring those in different uniforms. The league has a number of events planned to celebrate Veterans Day in arenas and surrounding communities in a joint effort with the Department of Defense.

11/08/2012

Lance Cpl. Jeffrey Knight, 23, lost his legs and a hand overseas by an IED. He was given the key to the city of Kemp on Nov. 12, 2011.

Wounded Hometown Marine Presented With Key To City Of Kemp

Hundreds of community members lined downtown Kemp Saturday morning during a patriotic homecoming for a wounded hometown Marine.

11/12/2011

A man waves an American flag. (credit: Getty Images/Hector Mata/AFP)

Vietnam Veteran Talks About His Historic Battle

Darrell Simmonds was an Air Force pilot in the Vietnam War, and made history as an escort plane shooting down two enemy fighters.

11/11/2011

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